curaca

noun
cu·​ra·​ca | \ küˈräkə \
plural -s

Definition of curaca

: a member of the Inca provincial nobility often acting as administrator or ruler over an ayllu or group of ayllus

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History and Etymology for curaca

Spanish, from Quechua

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“Curaca.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/curaca. Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

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