The language of the Tarascans, of no known linguistic affiliation.
A member of a Mesoamerican Indian people of southwest Mexico whose civilization was at its height from the 14th century until the Spanish conquest.
A descendant of this people.
Origin of tarascan
Spanish tarasco perhaps from Tarascan tarascue father-in-law, brother-in-law (a general term of respect with which Tarascans addressed the Spanish after their arrival)