Tarascan definitions

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The language of the Tarascans, of no known linguistic affiliation.
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A member of a Mesoamerican Indian people of southwest Mexico whose civilization was at its height from the 14th century until the Spanish conquest.
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A descendant of this people.
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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)