Definitions

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  • n. An animal form which a person may take.
  • n. A person who is able to take an animal form.

Etymologies

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From Spanish nahual, from Nahuatl nahualli ("sorcerer, spirit, animal form a person may take").

Examples

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  • If you should be born a narwhal

    And find it won’t suit you at all,

    Apply to a shaman

    To make you a cayman

    Or other exotic nahual.

    July 10, 2018