Gallinazo

adjective
Galli·​na·​zo | \ ¦gä(y)ē¦nä(ˌ)sō \

Definition of Gallinazo

: of or relating to an ancient culture of the Viru valley in northern Peru characterized especially by negative-painted pottery, irrigation, textiles, and limited metallurgy

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History and Etymology for Gallinazo

Spanish, turkey buzzard, from gallina hen, from Latin

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“Gallinazo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Gallinazo. Accessed 24 Jun. 2021.

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