Salinar

adjective

Sal·​i·​nar
¦salə¦när
: of or relating to a culture in northwestern Peru about the 6th century a.d. characterized by irrigated agriculture, use of the llama, weaving and metallurgy, adobe houses, reed-bundle boats, and distinctive pottery

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Etymology

from Salinar, locality in northern Peru, its type site

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“Salinar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Salinar. Accessed 28 Jan. 2023.

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