Greegree
Greegree Gree"gree`, Grigri Gri"gri`, n. An African talisman or charm. [1913 Webster]

{A greegree man}, an African magician or fetich priest. [1913 Webster]


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  • greegree — /gree gree/, n. grigri. * * * …   Universalium

  • greegree — noun an African amulet • Syn: ↑grigri, ↑gres gris • Hypernyms: ↑amulet, ↑talisman …   Useful english dictionary

  • A greegree man — Greegree Gree gree , Grigri Gri gri , n. An African talisman or charm. [1913 Webster] {A greegree man}, an African magician or fetich priest. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Grigri — Greegree Gree gree , Grigri Gri gri , n. An African talisman or charm. [1913 Webster] {A greegree man}, an African magician or fetich priest. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • grigri — noun an African amulet • Syn: ↑gres gris, ↑greegree • Hypernyms: ↑amulet, ↑talisman * * * variant of gris gris * * * /gree gree/, n., pl. grigris. an African charm, amulet, or fetish …   Useful english dictionary

  • grigri — /ˈgrigri/ (say greegree) noun (plural grigris) an African charm, amulet, or fetish. Also, greegree. {? Wolof} …   Australian English dictionary

  • gri|gri — gri|gri1 «GREE gree», noun. = greegree. (Cf. ↑greegree) gri|gri2 «GREE gree», noun. = grugru. (Cf. ↑grugru) …   Useful english dictionary

  • grigri — /gree gree/, n., pl. grigris. an African charm, amulet, or fetish. Also, greegree, gris gris. [1755 65; < F gris gris, grigri, first recorded in West Africa in 1557; orig. obscure] * * * …   Universalium

  • gres-gris — noun an African amulet • Syn: ↑grigri, ↑greegree • Hypernyms: ↑amulet, ↑talisman …   Useful english dictionary

  • gri-gri — noun tropical American feather palm having a swollen spiny trunk and edible nuts • Syn: ↑grugru, ↑grugru palm, ↑macamba, ↑Acrocomia aculeata • Hypernyms: ↑feather palm • Part Meronyms: ↑gru …   Useful english dictionary

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