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Uto-Aztecan

[ yoo-toh-az-tek-uhn ]
/ ˈyu toʊˈæz tɛk ən /
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noun

an American Indian language family, widespread from Idaho to Central America and from the Rocky Mountains to the Pacific: this family includes Hopi, Ute, Shoshone, Comanche, Nahuatl, Papago, Pima, and other languages.

adjective

of or relating to Uto-Aztecan.

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Origin of Uto-Aztecan

1891; Ute + -o- + Aztecan
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British Dictionary definitions for Uto-Aztecan

Uto-Aztecan
/ (ˈjuːtəʊˈæztɛkən) /

noun

a family of North and Central American Indian languages including Nahuatl, Shoshone, Pima, and Ute

adjective

of or relating to this family of languages or the peoples speaking them
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