- pl. Na′hua·tls or Na′hua·tl a member of a group of Amerindian peoples of Mexico and Central America, including the Aztecs
- a Uto-Aztecan language widely spoken in central and W Mexico
Origin of NahuatlNahuatl na:wa?: a self-designation
nounpl. Nahuatl or Na·hua·tls
- A member of any of various Indian peoples of central Mexico, including the Aztecs.
- The Uto-Aztecan language of the Nahuatl.
Origin of NahuatlSpanish náhuatl, from Nahuatl, that which pleases the ear, from nahua-, audible, intelligent, clear.
- A member of this group.
Spanish, from Nahuatl nahuatl, nahuatlatolli (“the clear or understandable language").