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Az·tec  audio  (ztk) KEY 

NOUN:
  1. A member of a people of central Mexico whose civilization was at its height at the time of the Spanish conquest in the early 16th century.
  2. The Nahuatl language of the Aztecs.
ADJECTIVE:
also Az·tec·an  (-tkn) KEY 
Of or relating to the Aztecs or their language, culture, or empire.

ETYMOLOGY:
Spanish Azteca, from Nahuatl Aztecatl, one who comes from the place of the cranes : áztatl, crane + -técatl, suff.


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