noun Tol·tec \ˈtōl-ˌtek, ˈtäl-\

Definition of Toltec

  1. :  a member of a people that dominated central and southern Mexico prior to the Aztecs


play \-ən\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of toltec

Spanish tolteca, from Nahuatl tōltēcah, plural of tōltēcatl, literally, person from Tōllān (now Tula de Allende, Mexico)

First Known Use: 1787

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