Definitions for uto-aztecanˈyu toʊˈæz tɛk ən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

U•to-Az•tec•anˈyu toʊˈæz tɛk ən(n.)

  1. a family of American Indian languages spoken or formerly spoken in the U.S. Great Basin, the U.S. Southwest and S California, and NW and W Mexico, including as well the Nahuatl language of central Mexico and Central America.

    Category: Peoples

  2. (adj.)of or pertaining to Uto-Aztecan.

    Category: Peoples

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Uto-Aztecan, Uto-Aztecan language(noun)

    a family of American Indian languages


  1. Uto-Aztecan(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to Uto-Aztecan.

  2. Uto-Aztecan(ProperNoun)

    A certain Native American language family including a large number of geographically distant languages such as Hopi, Nahuatl (Aztec) and Comanche.

  3. Origin: From Uto- (a combining form of Ute) and Aztecan (Aztec + -an).


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