noun, often capitalized
amau·​ta | \ əˈmau̇tə \
plural -s

Definition of amauta

: an Inca wise man and professional teacher

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First Known Use of amauta

1705, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for amauta

Spanish, from Quechua

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“Amauta.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Jul. 2020.

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