Definition of Metates

1. Noun. (plural of metate) ¹



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Definition of Metates

1. metate [n] - See also: metate

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Metates

metatarsophalangeal joint
metatarsophalangeal joints
metatarsus
metatarsus adductovarus
metatarsus atavicus
metatarsus latus
metatarsus varus
metatartaric acid
metatask
metatasks
metate
metatectic
metatectoid
metatemplate
metates (current term)
metatextual
metatextualities
metatextuality
metathalamus
metatheatrical
metatheoretical
metatheoretically
metatherian
metatherians
metatheses
metathesiophobia
metathesis
metathesize
metathesized

Literary usage of Metates

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1. Archeological Explorations in Northeastern Arizona by Alfred Vincent Kidder, Samuel James Guernsey (1919)
"OBJECTS OF STONE Manos and metates.—metates were not found in any of the ... The dearth of metates is probably to be accounted for by the rarity in the ..."

2. The Monthly Repository of Theology and General Literature (1820)
"But all persons may be distinguished either by their actual conformity to the gospel, by dispositions congenial with its metates, or by their propensities ..."

3. Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico V. 2/4 by Frederick Webb Hodge (2003)
"The metates of middle America are often elaborate in shape, ... The surfaces of the metates, as well as of the mullers, are of different textures, ..."

4. The Aborigines of Porto Rico and Neighboring Islands by Jesse Walter Fewkes (1907)
"They have the same form and are made of the same material as metates, ... Identical metates occur in Arizona ruins and were in use among the ancient pueblos ..."

5. Memoirs of the Connecticut Academy of Arts & Sciences by Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences, Yale University (1911)
"metates.—The traffic in ancient mealing stones by those inhabiting Chiriqui ... We have more definite knowledge of the disposition of metates in the ancient ..."

6. Final Report of Investigations Among the Indians of the Southwestern United by Adolph Francis Alphonse Bandelier (1892)
"decide whether Los metates was one of them. From the statement that both the ... Before reaching Los metates, the valley of Las Escobas has to be traversed. ..."

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