Huitzilopochtli

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Hui·tzi·lo·poch·tli

 (wē′tsə-lō-pōch′tlē)
n. Mythology
The tutelary deity of the Aztecs, worshiped as a god of the sun and of war.

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