Chacmool

noun
Chac·​mool
variants: or Chacmol \ ˈchäkˌmōl \
plural -s

Definition of Chacmool

: a reclining figure with flexed knees found in the prehistoric remains of Mexico and Central America, especially in Yucatan

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History and Etymology for Chacmool

Maya Chac, a god + mool paw

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“Chacmool.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Chacmool. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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