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: an Aztec new-year festival celebrated with a ceremonial including human sacrifice

Word History


Nahuatl Toxcatl, Tozcatl, literally, wet slippery; from its occurring in the rainy season

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“Toxcatl.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.

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