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Uto-Aztecan

[yoo-toh-az-tek-uh n]
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noun
  1. an American Indian language family, widespread from Idaho to Central America and from the Rocky Mountains to the Pacific: this family includes Hopi, Ute, Shoshone, Comanche, Nahuatl, Papago, Pima, and other languages.
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adjective
  1. of or relating to Uto-Aztecan.
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Origin of Uto-Aztecan

1891; Ute + -o- + Aztecan
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Uto-Aztecan

noun
  1. a family of North and Central American Indian languages including Nahuatl, Shoshone, Pima, and Ute
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adjective
  1. of or relating to this family of languages or the peoples speaking them
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