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- n. In the voodoo religion, a spirit intermediary between Bondye (the creator god) and human beings.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A larval nematode worm infesting the eye; the larval stage of the eye-threadworm, Filaria oculi.
From Haitian Creole lwa, perhaps from French roi ("king"). (Wiktionary)