Recuay

adjective
Re·​cuay | \ rāˈkwī \

Definition of Recuay

: of or belonging to a cultural period in northern Peru characterized by houses of two or three stories below ground, stone carving of felines in high relief and seated figures in the round, and pottery in a great variety of shapes

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from Recuay, town in northern Peru

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“Recuay.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Recuay. Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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