Definition of Muisca in English:

Muisca

(also Muizca, Muysca)

noun

  • 1A member of a South American Indian people formerly inhabiting Colombia; = "Chibcha".

  • 2The extinct Chibchan language of the Muiscas.

adjective

  • Of, designating, or relating to the Muiscas or their language.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in Helen Maria Williams (1761–1827), writer. From French Muysca and its etymon Muisca Muisca, self-designation, lit. ‘person’.

Pronunciation

Muisca

/ˈmwiːskə/