chulpa

or chull·pa

[ chool-puh ]
/ ˈtʃul pə /

noun Archaeology.

a type of prehistoric stone tower, found in Brazil and Peru, having living quarters over a burial chamber.

Origin of chulpa

< American Spanish < Aymara chullpa
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