Huastec

[ wahs-tek ]
/ ˈwɑs tɛk /

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 Huastec

Haus·tec·an, adjective
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