Haustecan

Huastec

[wahs-tek]
noun, plural Huastecs (especially collectively) Huastec for 1.
1.
a member of an Indian people of Mexico.
2.
a Mayan language, the language of the Huastecs.

Origin:
1835–45; < Mexican Spanish huasteco < Nahuatl huāxtēcatl person from Huāxtlān, equivalent to huāx(in) a tropical tree that produces edible pods + -tlān locative suffix, -tēcatl suffix of ethnic names

Haustecan, adjective
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