Pronunciation: (hu-käl', hä-), [key]
—pl. -ca•lesPronunciation: (-kä'lās, -lāz), [key] -cals.
(in the southwestern U.S. and Mexico) a hut with a thatched roof and walls consisting of thin stakes driven into the ground close together and plastered with mud.
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