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Thu Jul 22 02:27:55 UTC 2004

Nahua language and culture discussion <NAHUAT-L at lists.umn.edu> writes:
>I've heard it said so. To complicate matters, iirc, coatl may also mean "twin."

Is your reference here based on the term "cuate" or "mecuate"?  The mecuate derives from that term used to make reference to the "twin" that emerges as the offspring of the agave, metl or teometl, which reproduces itself as a twin via its offspring.


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