Te`o*cal"li (?), n.; pl. Teocallis (#). [Mexican.]

Literally, God's house; a temple, usually of pyramidal form, such as were built by the aborigines of Mexico, Yucatan, etc.

And Aztec priests upon their teocallis Beat the wild war-drums made of serpent's skin. Longfellow.


© Webster 1913.

Log in or registerto write something here or to contact authors.