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flag or banner decorated with heron feathers (see Mikulska)


something very white (see Molina)

a kingdom of Tula (Tollan) that pertained to the Toltecs

(central Mexico, sixteenth century)
Literaturas de Anahuac y del Incario / Literatures of Anahuac and the Inca, ed. Miguel León-Portilla (Mexico City: Siglo Veintiuno Editories, 2006), 192.

a small heron (see Molina)

a heron or an egret; also, a heron-feather headdress (see Molina and attestations)

a type of plumage found on garments (see Alvarado Tezozomoc); also a person's name (attested male)

wormwood or absinthe (plant)

Orthographic Variants: 
axtaxelli, axtaxexelli

double heron feather headdress
Justyna Olko, Turquoise Diadems and Staffs of Office: Elite Costume and Insignia of Power in Aztec and Early Colonial Mexico (Warsaw: Polish Society for Latin American Studies and Centre for Studies on the Classical Tradition, University of Warsaw, 2005), 139.

a special red and white headdress with Quetzal feathers reserved for the tlahtoani

for some place to swell up; or, a tree with herons (see Molina)

Orthographic Variants: 

Aztec(s), a person or people from Aztlan (see attestations)


a bird's wing (see Molina)

a small bird's wing (see Molina)

an island and legendary point of origin of the peoples who migrated and eventually settled Mexico City

(a loanword from Spanish)

Orthographic Variants: 
açol, asul


the color blue.