Yucatec

noun
Yu·​ca·​tec | \ ˈyü-kə-ˌtek How to pronounce Yucatec (audio) \

Definition of Yucatec

1 : a member of an American Indian people of the Yucatán Peninsula, Mexico
2 : the Mayan language of the Yucatecs

First Known Use of Yucatec

1843, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Yucatec

Spanish yucateco

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“Yucatec.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Yucatec. Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

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