[ wahs-tek ]
/ ˈwɑs tɛk /
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noun, plural Huas·tecs, (especially collectively) Huas·tec for 1.
a member of an Indian people of Mexico.
a Mayan language, the language of the Huastecs.
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Origin of Huastec
1835–45; <Mexican Spanish huasteco<Nahuatl huāxtēcatl person from Huāxtlān, equivalent to huāx(in) a tropical tree that produces edible pods + -tlān locative suffix, -tēcatl suffix of ethnic names
OTHER WORDS FROM HuastecHaus·tec·an, adjective
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