bulto

noun
bul·​to | \ˈbu̇l(ˌ)tō, ˈbül-\
plural -s

Definition of bulto 

1 : an image of a saint carved in wood and polychromed made in the southwestern U.S. and Latin America in the 18th and 19th centuries

2 : a bundle especially of fibers for rope making

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History and Etymology for bulto

Spanish, image, bulk, form, body, statue, from Latin vultus, voltus countenance, expression, shape: perhaps akin to Gothic wulthus glory, Welsh gweled to see

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