Definition of Otomanguean in English:

Otomanguean

Syllabification: O·to·man·gue·an
Pronunciation: /ˌōtōˈmäNGgēən, -ˈmaNG-
 
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adjective

  • Of, relating to, or denoting a family of American Indian languages of central and southern Mexico, including Mixtec and Zapotec.

Origin

1940s: from Otomi + Mangue (an extinct language of Costa Rica) + -an.

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