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Huitzilopochtli

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The tutelary deity of the Aztecs, worshiped as a god of the sun and of war.

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  • proper noun The most important god of the Mexica.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Nahuatl : huizilin, hummingbird + opochtli, left-hand side.]

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  • name means '"Hummingbird on the Left", or "Left-Handed Hummingbird", huitzilin being Nahuatl for hummingbird).Huitzilopochtli's mother was Coatlicue, and his father was a ball of feathers (or, alternatively, Mixcoatl)

    October 3, 2010