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grigri

[gree-gree] /ˈgri gri/
noun, plural grigris.
1.
an African charm, amulet, or fetish.
Origin
1755-1765
1755-65; < French gris-gris, grigri, first recorded in West Africa in 1557; origin obscure
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grigri

/ˈɡriːɡriː/
noun (pl) -gris (-ɡriːz), -grees
1.
an African talisman, amulet, or charm
Word Origin
of African origin
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