from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A member of a Native American people of Sonora, a state of northwest Mexico, now also located in southern Arizona. Many Yaqui sought asylum in the United States in the early 19th century because of conflict with the Mexican government.
- n. The Uto-Aztecan language of the Yaqui.
Spanish, from Yaqui hiaki.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)