Meaning of Mochica


Pronunciation: (mō-chē'ku), [key]
— adj.
  1. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of a pre-Inca culture that flourished on the northern coast of Peru from the 3rd centuryb.c.to the 7th centurya.d.and is especially noted for fine pottery vessels with stirrup spouts, some bearing drawings of all aspects of cultural life.
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