Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A native or inhabitant of Mexico.
  • noun A person of Mexican ancestry.
  • adjective Of or relating to Mexico or its people, language, or culture.

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to Mexico or its people.
  • adjective (Bot.) a tropical American herb of the Poppy family (Argemone Mexicana) with much the look of a thistle, but having large yellow or white blossoms.
  • adjective (Bot.) an aromatic kind of pigweed from tropical America (Chenopodium ambrosioides).

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun obsolete A Mexica; an Aztec.
  • noun obsolete The Nahuatl language.
  • noun A person from Mexico or of Mexican descent.
  • noun US, slang, offensive A person from, or of descent from, any Spanish-speaking country.
  • noun The Mexican dialect of Spanish.
  • noun Australia, slang, Queensland A person from either of the southern states of New South Wales and Victoria.
  • adjective obsolete Of or pertaining to the Mexica people.
  • adjective obsolete Of or pertaining to the Nahuatl language.
  • adjective Of, from, or pertaining to Mexico.

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

  • adjective of or relating to Mexico or its inhabitants
  • noun a native or inhabitant of Mexico

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

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

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