anito

noun
ani·​to | \əˈnē(ˌ)tō\
plural -s

Definition of anito 

Philippines

: a spirit especially of an ancestor

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First Known Use of anito

1784, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for anito

Spanish, from Tagalog

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