from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An early Mesoamerican Indian civilization centered in the Veracruz region of southeast Mexico that flourished between 1300 and 400 B.C., whose cultural influence was widespread throughout southern Mexico and Central America.
- n. A member of any of various peoples sharing the Olmec culture.
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- n. A member of an ancient pre-Columbian people living in the tropical lowlands of south-central Mexico, in what are roughly the modern-day states of Veracruz and Tabasco.
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- n. a member of an early Mesoamerican civilization centered around Veracruz that flourished between 1300 and 400 BC
Nahuatl, meaning rubber lineage (compare Nahuatl olli ("rubber")). (Wiktionary)