from The Century Dictionary.
- Pertaining to or of the nature of nagualism.
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The high priest who resided at each of these centres exercised control over all the nagualistic teachers and practitioners in an extensive district.
He distinguishes them from the _naualli_, though it is clear that they corresponded in functions to the nagualistic priests of the southern tribes.
As for the revolt of the Tzentals of Chiapas, in 1712, it was clearly and confessedly under the leadership of the nagualistic priesthood, as I shall indicate on a later page.
= The nagualistic rites were highly symbolic, and the symbols used had clearly defined meanings, which enable us to analyze the religious ideas underlying this mysterious cult.
Animals,” the transformation into which was the test of nagualistic power. [
Quetzaltanango, in Guatemala, just such a fearful old witch took her stand at the summit of the pass, with her familiar in the shape of a dog, and “by spells and nagualistic incantations” undertook to prevent his approach. [