1A member of an American Indian people of Oaxaca in southern Mexico.
2Any of a group of related languages spoken by this people, which together form the Mixean branch of the Mixe–Zoque family; this group of languages.
Designating, of, or relating to the Mixe or their languages.
Early 17th century. From Mexican Spanish mixe, noun and adjective, perhaps from Nahuatl mīxī- (in mīxītl an intoxicating herb).