temescal

noun tem·es·cal \ˌteməˈskal\
variants: or

temascal

\ˌteməˈskal\

Definition of temescal

plural

-s

  1. :  a sweathouse of Mexican or Central American Indians

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Origin and Etymology of temescal

Mexican Spanish temascal, from Nahuatl temazcalli, from tema to bathe + calli house


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