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Mexican

[mek-si-kuh n] /ˈmɛk sɪ kən/
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to Mexico or its people.
2.
of or pertaining to Spanish as used in Mexico.
3.
of or pertaining to the Nahuatl language or its speakers.
noun
4.
a native or inhabitant of Mexico, or a person of Mexican descent.
5.
Nahuatl (defs 1, 2).
Origin
1595-1605
1595-1605; < Spanish mexicano. See Mexico, -an
Related forms
anti-Mexican, noun, adjective
half-Mexican, adjective
pro-Mexican, adjective, noun
pseudo-Mexican, adjective, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for halfmexican

Mexican

/ˈmɛksɪkən/
adjective
1.
of or relating to Mexico or its inhabitants
noun
2.
a native or inhabitant of Mexico
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Word Origin and History for halfmexican

Mexican

c.1600 (n.); by 1640s (adj.), from Mexico + -an.

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