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Aztec Culture

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A person exercising government or dominion.
A Mesoamerican civilization.
A famous Aztec ball game.
A word for the tall-growing grain that produces yellow kernels on long ears.
A glossy red, or occasionally yellow, pulpy edible fruit that is eaten as a vegetable.
Known as the macehualtin, these people worked the land.
The deity of war, sun, human sacrifice, and the patron of the city of Tenochtitlan.
Their main role was to oversee the offerings for the gods including human sacrifices.
A pungent, hot-tasting known as a vegetable.
An act of slaughtering an animal or person or surrendering a possession as an offering to God or to a divine or supernatural figure.
A tree likely originating from south-central Mexico, is classified as a member of the flowering plant family Lauraceae.
The place where Aztec people bargained for multiple goods.
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An edible fruit of a plant, but it's considered a vegetable.
They ran the Aztec government, owned the land, slaves, and servants.
An aromatic plant with grayish-green leaves that are used as a culinary herb.
The second lowest class in Aztec social structure.
One of the oldest known games of strategy and luck, played by Aztec commoners and nobles alike.
A large Mexica altepetl in what is now the center of Mexico City.
Superhuman beings or spirits that are worshiped as having power over nature or humans.
The area extending approximately from central Mexico to Honduras and Nicaragua in which diverse pre-Columbian civilizations flourished.
A Mexican dish of seasoned meat wrapped in cornmeal dough and steamed or baked in corn husks.
A starchy plant tuber which is one of the most important food crops, cooked and eaten as a vegetable.
A religious or solemn ceremony consisting of a series of actions performed according to a prescribed order.
A Mesoamerican culture that flourished in central Mexico in the post-classic period from 1300 to 1521.
The lowest class in the Aztec social structure.