Otomi

noun
Oto·​mi | \ ˌōtəˈmē \
plural Otomi or Otomis

Definition of Otomi

1a : an Otomian people of the states of Guanajuato, Hidalgo, Querétaro, and México, Mexico
b : a member of such people
2 : the language of the Otomi people

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History and Etymology for Otomi

Spanish otom í, of American Indian origin

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“Otomi.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Otomi. Accessed 18 May. 2022.

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