Tarascan

noun
Ta·​ras·​can | \ tə-ˈra-skən How to pronounce Tarascan (audio) , -ˈrä- How to pronounce Tarascan (audio) \

Definition of Tarascan

1 : a member of an American Indian people of the state of Michoacán, Mexico
2 : the language of the Tarascan people

First Known Use of Tarascan

1922, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Tarascan

Spanish tarasco

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tarapacaite

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“Tarascan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Tarascan. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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