plural -s
: an assembly room or council chamber of a Pueblo Indian dwelling in which a sacred fire is kept burning

Word History


Spanish, literally, stove, warm room, from estufar to heat an apartment, from (assumed) Vulgar Latin extufare to heat by steam

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“Estufa.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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