Origin of Aztec
OTHER WORDS FROM AztecAz·tec·an, adjectivepost-Az·tec, adjective
Examples from the Web for aztec
Los Angeles was wonderfully exotic; a polyglot mix of Aztec, Incan, Mayan and New World scents and sounds.
Take Huitzilopochtli, the typically tongue-twisting Aztec name of an old hummingbird god.
Standouts were the liquidy column dresses, presented in colors named chili pepper and Aztec blue.
Filming in Mexico City, where his tutor would supplement world-history lessons with trips to nearby Aztec ruins.‘Free Willy’ Turns 20: Catching Up With Star Jason James Richter|Kevin Fallon|July 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The Spaniards capitalized on her Aztec roots to colonize Mexico.
There can be no doubt that the Aztec treasures were removed and buried, before the approach of the Spaniards to the city.By Right of Conquest|G. A. Henty
Otherwise the Aztec régime may be considered as a military democracy.Mexico|Charles Reginald Enock
Aztec deities were, for the most part, substituted for the Mayan gods.The American Egypt|Channing Arnold
Humboldt also gives an Aztec hatchet of green feldspath or jade, which has incised figures on its surface.The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft, Volume IV|Hubert Howe Bancroft
Meantime, the little brown Aztec boy had done nothing at all.True Bear Stories|Joaquin Miller