from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A native or inhabitant of Mexico.
  • adj. Of or relating to Mexico or its people, language, or culture.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A Mexica; an Aztec.
  • n. The Nahuatl language.
  • n. A person from Mexico or of Mexican descent.
  • n. A person from, or of descent from, any Spanish-speaking country.
  • n. The Mexican dialect of Spanish.
  • n. A person from either of the southern states of New South Wales and Victoria.
  • adj. Of or pertaining to the Mexica people.
  • adj. Of or pertaining to the Nahuatl language.
  • adj. Of, from, or pertaining to Mexico.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to Mexico or its people.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Native or pertaining to Mexico, a republic lying south of the United States, or to its inhabitants
  • n. A native or an inhabitant of Mexico.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of or relating to Mexico or its inhabitants
  • n. a native or inhabitant of Mexico


From Spanish Mexicano, from Nahuatl Mēxihcah plural of Mēxihcatl ("a Mexica") + -ano ("-an") (Wiktionary)



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