Aztec: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (az'tek), [key]
- a member of a Nahuatl-speaking state in central Mexico that was conquered by Cortés in 1521.
- Also calledthe variety of Nahuatl that served as the medium of Aztec civilization, aboriginally written in a chiefly pictographic script. Cf. Nahuatl (def. 2).
- the Nahuatl language.
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