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Xipe

[ shee-pey; Spanish hee-pe ]
/ ˈʃi peɪ; Spanish ˈhi pɛ /
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noun

the Aztec god of sowing or planting.

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Also called Xi·pe To·tec [shee-pey -toh-tek; Spanish hee-pe -taw-tek]. /ˈʃi peɪ ˈtoʊ tɛk; Spanish ˈhi pɛ ˈtɔ tɛk/.

Origin of Xipe

<Nahuatl Xīpēuh Totēuc;xīpēuh peeled, skinned; totēuc,totēcuh our lord, equivalent to to- our + tēuc(tli), tēcuh(tli) lord
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