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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An African amulet, talisman or charm. Same as gree-gree

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as gru-gru.
  • n. A charm or amulet; a fetish.
  • n. In West Africa, the sassy-bark: see Erythrophleum. The name is probably due to the fact that the tree enters into the fetish worship and ordeals of the natives.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. tropical American feather palm having a swollen spiny trunk and edible nuts
  • n. an African amulet

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