Opata

noun

Opa·​ta
ōˈpätə
plural Opata or Opatas
1
a
: a Taracahitian people or group of peoples of the northeastern part of the state of Sonora, Mexico
b
: a member of such people or group of peoples
2
: the language of the Opata people

Word History

Etymology

Pima, literally, hostile people

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“Opata.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Opata. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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