temazcal

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From Classical Nahuatl temāzcalli (sweat lodge, sweat bath), from tēma (to pour, bathe by pouring) + calli (house).

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temazcal m (plural temazcales)

  1. (El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico) A sweat lodge, traditionally one made from adobe bricks.

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