Mazapan

adjective
Ma·​za·​pan | \ ¦mäzə¦pän \

Definition of Mazapan

: 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

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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 6 Aug. 2020.

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