Inca

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noun In·ca \ˈiŋ-kə\

Definition of Inca

  1. 1a :  a member of the Quechuan peoples of Peru maintaining an empire until the Spanish conquestb :  a king or noble of the Inca empire

  2. 2 :  a member of any people under Inca influence

Incaic

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Incan

play \ˈiŋ-kən\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of inca

Spanish, from Quechua inka ruler of the Inca empire


First Known Use: 1594


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