juju


1ju·ju

noun \ˈjü-(ˌ)jü\

Definition of JUJU

1
:  a fetish, charm, or amulet of West African peoples
2
:  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

2juju

noun

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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