- the feathered serpent god of the Aztec and Toltec cultures.
Origin of Quetzalcoatl
Examples from the Web for quetzalcoatl
There it was that the eldest sister of Quetzalcoatl resided.The Maya Chronicles
Were they not those heralded by the long-expected Quetzalcoatl?Mexico
Charles Reginald Enock
Quetzalcoatl, the Mexican Deity, is said to have come from "the distant east."The Story of Atlantis and the Lost Lemuria
Give me leave, and I will show you the writing from Quetzalcoatl himself.
It is very like that worn by Quetzalcoatl, and I would like our king, Montezuma, to see it.
- a god of the Aztecs and Toltecs, represented as a feathered serpent
Word Origin and History for quetzalcoatl
plumed serpent god of the Toltecs and Aztecs, 1570s, from Nahuatl quetzalli (see quetzal) + coatl "snake."
An ancient nature god and legendary ruler of the Toltec people of Mexico, usually represented as a plumed serpent.