tikoloshe

noun
tik·​o·​loshe
variants: or tikolosh \ ¦tikə¦läsh , -​lȯsh \
plural tikoloshes

Definition of tikoloshe

: a mischievous spirit in southern African folklore taking the form of a short little man, living in the water, and being friendly to children

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History and Etymology for tikoloshe

Xhosa utikoloshe

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“Tikoloshe.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tikoloshe. Accessed 2 Aug. 2021.

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