Mixtec definition by Webster's New World
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Mixtec definition by American Heritage Dictionary
noun pl. Mixtec Mixtec or Mix·tecs
- a. A member of a Mesoamerican Indian people of southern Mexico whose civilization was overthrown by the Aztecs in the 16th century.b. A modern-day descendant of this people.
- The language of this people.
Origin: Spanish, from Nahuatl mixtecatl, inhabitant of Mixtecapán, a province of the Mexican empire.
Variant of Mixtec