noun, plural Maz·a·tecs, (especially collectively) Maz·a·tec for 1.

a member of an American Indian people of northern Oaxaca, in Mexico.
the Oto-Manguean language of the Mazatec.

Related formsMaz·a·tec·an, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Historical Examples of mazatec

  • We passed and repassed picturesque groups of Mazatec indians with their burdens.

  • The mode of wearing the hair among the Mazatec women is in two broad, flat braids hanging down the back.