nounpl. 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 1500s.b. A modern-day descendant of this people.
- Any of the related group of Oto-Manguean languages spoken by this people.
Origin of MixtecSpanish, from Nahuatl mixtecatl, inhabitant of Mixtecapán, a province of the Aztec empire.
Variant of Mixtec