Definition of Nahuatl
: a group of closely related Uto-Aztecan languages that includes the speech of several peoples (such as the Aztecs) of central and southern Mexico and Central America
Nahuatlanplay \nä-ˈwät-lən\ adjective or noun
Origin and Etymology of nahuatl
Spanish náhuatl, from Nahuatl Nāhuatl
First Known Use: 1876See Words from the same year
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