from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. In Guam and the Philippines, an idol, fetich, or spirit.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An ancestral spirit worshiped as a protecting household deity by the pagan Malay peoples of the Philippine Islands, and frequently represented by an image of wood or other material which is carefully preserved.


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