[ leng-kuh ]

noun,plural Len·cas, (especially collectively) Len·ca for 1.
  1. a member of an Indigenous people of El Salvador and central Honduras.

  2. the language of the Lenca.

  1. of or relating to the Lenca or their language.

Origin of Lenca

First recorded in 1850–55; from Lenca, a self-designation

Words Nearby Lenca

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