teocalli

noun
te·o·cal·li | \ˌtē-ə-ˈka-lē, ˌtā-ə-ˈkä- \

Definition of teocalli 

: an ancient temple of Mexico or Central America usually built upon the summit of a truncated pyramidal mound also : the mound itself

First Known Use of teocalli

circa 1613, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for teocalli

Nahuatl teōcalli, from teōtl god + calli house

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