noun, plural Za·po·tecs, (especially collectively) Za·po·tec for 1.
Origin of Zapotec
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Juarez was a Zapotec Indian, a hill tribe which had never been fully under Spanish control.Aztec Land|Maturin M. Ballou
Dr Brinton says that the Zapotec eche, or in the full form be-eche-guia, has the same signification.Day Symbols of the Maya Year|Cyrus Thomas
The women dress much like the Zapotec women in the neighboring towns.In Indian Mexico (1908)|Frederick Starr
No birds sing or flowers bloom over the remains of the Zapotec heroes, but venomous spiders and scorpions are abundant.The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft, Volume IV|Hubert Howe Bancroft
Thus, Petela, an ancient Zapotec cacique whose name signified dog, was worshiped in the cavern of Coatlan.The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft, Volume 3|Hubert Howe Bancroft