noun Tol·tec \ˈtōl-ˌtek, ˈtäl-\

Definition of TOLTEC

:  a member of a people that dominated central and southern Mexico prior to the Aztecs
Tol·tec·an \-ən\ adjective

Origin of TOLTEC

Spanish tolteca, from Nahuatl tōltēcah, plural of tōltēcatl, literally, person from Tōllān (now Tula de Allende, Mexico)
First Known Use: 1787


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