Mazapan

adjective

Ma·​za·​pan
¦mäzə¦pän
: of or belonging to a sedentary culture of Mexico centered to the northwest and west of the Valley of Mexico about a.d. 1100 and characterized by plumbate and fine orange pottery

Word History

Etymology

Mazapan, locality in central Mexico where remains of the culture were discovered

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“Mazapan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Mazapan. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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