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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Among certain of the American Indians, a spirit or other object of religious awe or reverence, whether a good or evil spirit or a fetish.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A name given by tribes of American Indians to a great spirit, whether good or evil, or to any object of worship.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Alternative form of manitou.

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