Tarascan

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Spanish tarasco, from a Purepecha word meaning indistinctly "father-in-law" or "son-in-law".

Noun[edit]

Tarascan (plural Tarascans)

  1. A member of the Purepecha people.

Proper noun[edit]

Tarascan

  1. The Purepecha language.

Usage notes[edit]

  • The term Purepecha is now usually preferred, since it is the people's own name for themselves.