noun ju·ju \ˈjü-(ˌ)jü\

Definition of JUJU

:  a fetish, charm, or amulet of West African peoples
:  the magic attributed to or associated with jujus

Origin of JUJU

of W. African origin; akin to the source of Hausa jùju fetish
First Known Use: 1894



Definition of JUJU

:  a style of West African music that is characterized by a rapid beat, the use of percussion instruments, and vocal harmonies

Origin of JUJU

Yoruba jújù
First Known Use: 1982


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