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macumba

[muh-koo m-buh] /məˈkʊm bə/
noun
1.
a Brazilian cult incorporating the use of fetishes and sorcery and deriving largely from African practices.
Origin
1935-1940
1935-40; < Portuguese
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Macumba

/Portuguese maˈkumba/
noun
1.
a religious cult in Brazil that combines Christian and voodoo elements
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