Yu·​ca·​tec·​an ˌyü-kə-ˈte-kən How to pronounce Yucatecan (audio)
: of or relating to the Yucatec or their language
: of or relating to the inhabitants of Yucatán state or of the Yucatán Peninsula, Mexico
Yucatecan noun
plural Yucatecans

Examples of Yucatecan in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web El Barrio For one of the best breakfasts in town, El Barrio serves Yucatecan comfort food with a twist. Meagan Drillinger, Travel + Leisure, 20 Feb. 2024 Mercado La Paloma, the community center that houses not only Gilberto Cetina Jr.’s Holbox but his family’s pioneering Yucatecan spot Chichén Itzá, was looking grand on Wednesday evening. Laurie Ochoa, Los Angeles Times, 16 Sep. 2023 By reservation only, the $170 per person experience includes accompanying guacamole and sikil pak, a Yucatecan pumpkin seed dip. Lisa Futterman, Chicago Tribune, 17 May 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1847, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of Yucatecan was in 1847

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Cite this Entry

“Yucatecan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Yucatecan. Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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