Opata

noun
Opa·​ta | \ ōˈpätə \
plural Opata or Opatas

Definition of Opata

1a : 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

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History and Etymology for Opata

Pima, literally, hostile people

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“Opata.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Opata. Accessed 14 Aug. 2022.

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