adjective \¦prēˌkȯ(r)¦tezēən, -tēzhən\

Definition of pre–Cortesian

  1. :  of or relating to the period before the conquest of Mexico by Cortez

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Origin and Etymology of pre–cortesian

pre- + Hernán Cortés (Cortez) †1547 Spanish conqueror of Mexico + English -ian

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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