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Quetzalcoatl

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noun Quet·zal·co·a·tl \ˌkwet-səl-kə-ˈwä-təl, ˌket-, -səl-ˈkwä-; ket-ˌsäl-, -ˌsal-\

Definition of Quetzalcoatl

  1. :  a chief Toltec and Aztec god identified with the wind and air and represented by a feathered serpent



Origin of quetzalcoatl

Nahuatl Quetzalcōātl


First Known Use: 1578


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