chiman

noun chi·man \chə̇ˈmän\

Definition of chiman

plural

chimanes

\-ä(ˈ)nās\
  1. :  a shaman-priest of the Mam Indians whose function is to mediate between humans and the supernatural through prayers, soothsaying, and divination

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Origin and Etymology of chiman

American Spanish chimán, from Mam


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