Popocatapetl

Popocatapetl proper n

ED's spelling of Popocat├ępetl < Nahuatl (Aztec) popocani, to smoke + tepetl, mountain.

  1. Volcano in central Mexico; towering volatile peak; mountain capable of erupting in spectacular flames and lava flow; [fig.] passion; heat; warmth; vitality; love; strong affection; deep feelings; dynamic activity.