noun \ˈr-ə-ˌshä\
plural orishas also orisha

Definition of ORISHA

:  a Yoruba deity; also :  one identified with a Roman Catholic saint in Santeria

Origin of ORISHA

Yoruba òrìṣà
First Known Use: 1860


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