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Mex·i·can

Mexican

 
pronunciation:
mek sih kn
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition: of or having to do with Mexico or its people.
Tacos are her favorite Mexican food.
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a person who was born in or is a citizen of Mexico.
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The word mexican contains the following part:
-an, -ian, -ean Latin adjective- and noun-forming suffix that means in adjectives: from (a place) or pertaining to or following (a figure or school of thought); in nouns: person or thing from (a place) or associated with (an activity or school of thought).
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The suffix group -an , -ian , -ean attaches to common nouns and proper nouns to form adjectives or nouns.