Definition of Nagualism in English:

Nagualism

Pronunciation /nəˈɡwɑːlɪz(ə)m/ /nəˈ(h)wɑːlɪz(ə)m/

noun

  • Among certain indigenous peoples of Mexico and surrounding countries: belief in a personal guardian spirit residing or embodied in a particular animal, etc.

Origin

Early 19th century. From nagual + -ism.