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Xipe

[shee-pey; Spanish hee-pe]
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noun
  1. the Aztec god of sowing or planting.

Origin of Xipe

< Nahuatl Xīpēuh Totēuc; xīpēuh peeled, skinned; totēuc, totēcuh our lord, equivalent to to- our + tēuc(tli), tēcuh(tli) lord
Also called Xi·pe To·tec [shee-pey toh-tek; Spanish hee-pe taw-tek] /ˈʃi peɪ ˈtoʊ tɛk; Spanish ˈhi pɛ ˈtɔ tɛk/.
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Historical Examples

  • There is slight mention of the deity Xipe Totec in the Spanish writers.

    Rig Veda Americanus

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