Aztec meaning

ăztĕk
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The language of this people; Nahuatl.
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The Nahuatl language of the Aztecs.
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Of or relating to the Aztecs or their language, culture, or empire.
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A member of an Amerindian people of what is now Mexico, that had an advanced civilization before the conquest of Mexico by Cortés in 1519
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A city in New Mexico.
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Of or pertaining to the Mexica people.
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Of or pertaining to the Nahuas.
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Of or pertaining to the Nahuatl language.
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A member of a people of central Mexico whose civilization was at its height at the time of the Spanish conquest in the early 16th century.
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The branch of the Uto-Aztecan language family to which Nahuatl belongs.
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Of the Aztecs or their language or culture.
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The Nahuatl language.
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Origin of aztec

  • Spanish Azteca from Nahuatl Aztecatl one who comes from the place of the cranes áztatl crane -técatl suff.

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Spanish azteca, from Nahuatl aztēcah, plural of aztēcatl (“inhabitant of Aztlan”).

    From Wiktionary