manism

noun
ma·​nism | \ ˈmäˌnizəm, ˈmāˌ- \
plural -s

Definition of manism

: the worship of the spirits of deceased humans : ancestor cult

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“Manism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/manism. Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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