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juju

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noun ju·ju \ˈjü-(ˌ)jü\

Definition of juju

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

  2. 2 :  the magic attributed to or associated with jujus



Origin and Etymology of juju

of W. African origin; akin to the source of Hausa jùju fetish


First Known Use: 1894


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juju

noun ju·ju

Definition of juju

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



Origin and Etymology of juju

Yoruba jújù


First Known Use: 1982


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