Definition of Otomanguean in US English:

Otomanguean

adjective

  • Relating to or denoting a family of languages of central and southern Mexico, including Mixtec, Otomi, and Zapotec.

Origin

1940s: from Otomi + Mangue (an extinct language of Costa Rica) + -an.

Pronunciation

Otomanguean

/-ˈmaNG-/