gris–gris

play
noun \ˈgrē-(ˌ)grē\
variants: or less commonly

Definition of gris–gris

plural

gris–gris

play \ˈgrē-(ˌ)grēz\ also

grigri

  1. :  an amulet or incantation used chiefly by people of black African ancestry

Origin and Etymology of gris–gris

French


First Known Use: 1698


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