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a family of Amerindian languages of the W U.S., Mexico, and Central America, including Hopi, Nahuatl, Pima, Shoshone, and Ute
designating or of these languages, the peoples that speak them, or their cultures
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
- A language phylum of North and Central America that includes Ute, Hopi, Nahuatl, and Shoshone.
- a. A tribe speaking a Uto-Aztecan language.b. A member of such a tribe.
Of or relating to the Uto-Aztecans or to the languages spoken by them.
Origin: From Ute + Aztec.