Mixtec

noun
Mix·​tec | \mēs-ˈtek, mis-, mēsh-, mish-\
plural Mixtec or Mixtecs

Definition of Mixtec 

1 : the language of the Mixtec people

2 : a member of an American Indian people of the state of Oaxaca, Mexico

First Known Use of Mixtec

1850, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Mixtec

American Spanish mixteco, from Nahuatl mixtēcatl, literally, inhabitant of Mixtlan (mountainous area of western Oaxaca), from mix- cloud + -tēcatl person (from)

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