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noun, plural Yu·ca·tecs, (especially collectively) Yu·ca·tec.
  1. a member of an American Indian people of Yucatán, Mexico.
  2. Also called Yucatec Mayan. the Mayan language of these people.
  3. a native or inhabitant of Yucatán, Mexico.
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Related formsYu·ca·tec·an, adjective, noun
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Historical Examples of yucatec

  • Hence, we know this engraving to be Yucatec and not Aztec in its origin.

    Studies in Central American Picture-Writing

    Edward S. Holden

  • It was not dropped by a traveling Aztec; it was made by a Yucatec.

  • The outline, however, resembles some of the Yucatec structures.

  • These affinities and resemblances between Yucatec vestiges and those of the Uplands, are of constant occurrence.

  • Now in the Yucatec ruins the cornices and lintels of the doorways, of zapot wood, were exposed to the open air.