a member of an ancient Amerindian people that lived in Mexico before the Aztecs
Origin of ToltecMexican Spanish Tolteca from Nahuatl to:lte:ka?, literally , person from to:lla:n, Tula (ancient Toltec city) from to:lin, cattail
of the Toltecs or their culture
nounpl. Toltec, or Tol·tecs
A member of a Nahuatl-speaking people of central and southern Mexico whose empire flourished from the 10th century until it collapsed under invasion by the Aztecs in the 12th century.
Of or relating to the Toltec or their culture.
Origin of ToltecSpanish tolteca from Nahuatl toltecatl artisan, mechanic
carved basalt column of a warrior atop the Temple of Quetzalcoatl