noun, plural teocallis
[tee-uh-kal-eez, tey-uh-kah-leez; Spanish te-aw-kah-yees] /ˌti əˈkæl iz, ˌteɪ əˈkɑ liz; Spanish ˌtɛ ɔˈkɑ yis/ (Show IPA)
a ceremonial structure of the Aztecs, consisting of a truncated terraced pyramid supporting a temple.
noun (pl) -lis
any of various truncated pyramids built by the Aztecs as bases for their temples
or Theophilo Ottoni [ti-aw-fi-loo oo-taw-nee] /tɪˈɔ fɪ lʊ ʊˈtɔ ni/ noun 1. a city in E central Brazil.
noun 1. a tall grass, Zea mexicana, of Mexico and Central America, closely related to corn, and sometimes cultivated as a fodder plant. noun 1. a tall Central American annual grass, Euchlaena mexicana, related to maize and grown for forage in the southern US
noun 1. the ruins of an ancient Mesoamerican city in central Mexico, near Mexico City, that flourished a.d. c200–c750 and is the site of the pyramids of the Sun and Moon and of many temples, palaces, and dwellings.
TEPA triethylene phosphoramide