houngan

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houngan or hungan (ˈhuːŋɡən, ˈuːŋɡən, ˈhuːŋɡən, ˈuːŋɡən)
 
n
a voodoo priest
 
[C20: from Haitian Creole, from Fon hun deity + ga chief]
 
hungan or hungan
 
n
 
[C20: from Haitian Creole, from Fon hun deity + ga chief]

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