Chichimec

[ˌtʃi:tʃɪ'mɛk]
noun (plural same or Chichimecs)
1》 a member of a group of native peoples, including the Toltecs and the Aztecs, formerly dominant in central Mexico.
2》 a Uto-Aztecan language of the Chichimec peoples.
Origin
Sp., from Nahuatl.

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