Pronunciation: (bu-täk', bä-), [key]
—pl. -taks, (esp. collectively) -tak for 1, 2.
1. a member of a group of people chiefly inhabiting north-central Sumatra.
2. a member of a group of mountain-dwelling people of northeastern Palawan in the Philippines.
3. either of the Austronesian languages spoken by the Batak peoples.
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