Mazatec

noun Maz·a·tec \¦mazə¦tek\
variants: or

Mazateco

\ˌmazəˈtā(ˌ)kō, -te(-\ less commonly

Mazateca

\-ākə, -ekə\

Definition of Mazatec

plural

Mazatec

or

Mazatecs

or

Mazateco

or

Mazatecos

also

Mazateca

or

Mazatecas

  1. 1a :  a people of Oaxaca, Guerrero, and Veracruz, Mexico b :  a member of such people

  2. 2 :  the language of the Mazatec people

Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Join MWU now and get access to America’s largest dictionary, with:

  • 300,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up Mazatec? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a trip made at another's expense

Get Word of the Day daily email!