: of or relating to a culture of the southern Andes in Peru during the Tiahuanaco period characterized by a black and yellow-on-red pottery with sharp narrow incisions outlining the color areas

Word History


Spanish pucará, from Pucará, district in Peru, from Quechua pukára fort

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“Pucara.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Pucara. Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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