or chull·pa

[ chool-puh ]

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

Origin of chulpa

First recorded in 1865–70; from Latin American Spanish, from Aymara chullpa

Words Nearby chulpa Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

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