telpuchcalli

noun
tel·​puch·​cal·​li | \ ˌtelˌpüchˈkälē \
plural telpuchalli

Definition of telpuchcalli

: an Aztec school for boys giving instruction in civil and military arts including crafts, history, and religous practices distinguished from calmecac

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History and Etymology for telpuchcalli

Spanish telpuchcali, telpuchcalli, from Nahuatl telpuchcalli

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“Telpuchcalli.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/telpuchcalli. Accessed 13 Jul. 2020.

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