Mazatec

[ maz-uh-tek ]
/ ˈmæz əˌtɛk /

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.

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Example sentences from the Web for mazatec

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

    In Indian Mexico (1908)|Frederick Starr
  • We passed and repassed picturesque groups of Mazatec indians with their burdens.

    In Indian Mexico (1908)|Frederick Starr