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Meaning of Nahuatl

Na•hua•tl

Pronunciation: (nä'wät-l), [key]
— n., pl. adj. -hua•tls, -hua•tl,
—n.
  1. a member of any of various peoples of ancient origin ranging from southeastern Mexico to parts of Central America and including the Aztecs.
  2. a Uto-Aztecan language spoken by over half a million people mostly in central Mexico. Cf.(def. 2).
—adj.
  1. of or pertaining to the Nahuatl language or peoples.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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