Central American - An Aztec mother-goddess, fire-goddess and goddess of agriculture. A name of Coatlicue as 'butterfly of obsidian'. An aspect of Cihuacoatl. She appeared as a beautiful woman but, when any man tried to take her, flint knives from her various orifices cut him to pieces and she squeezed out all his blood. In some accounts, called Itzpapalotl, Izpapalotl, Izpapalotl, Obsidian Knife Butterfly or Obsidian Knife Butterfly.

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