Cupisnique

adjective

Cu·​pis·​ni·​que
¦küpēz¦nē(ˌ)kā,
-ē¦sn-
: of or relating to the coastal section of the Chavin culture of ancient Peru

Word History

Etymology

from Cupisnique, valley on the northern coast of Peru, where the remains were found

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“Cupisnique.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Cupisnique. Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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