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nagual

[ nah-gwahl, -wahl ]
/ nɑˈgwɑl, -ˈwɑl /
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noun
a guardian spirit among Mexican and Central American Indians, believed to reside in an animal.
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Origin of nagual

<Mexican Spanish nagual, nahual<Nahuatl nāhualli

OTHER WORDS FROM nagual

na·gual·ism, noun
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