zemi

noun ze·mi \ zəˈmē , sə- \

Definition of zemi

plural zemi or zemis
1 :a spirit of supernatural being of the aboriginal Tainos of the West Indies
2 :an object believed to be the dwelling of a spirit and to possess magic potency; especially :fetish, idol

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Origin and Etymology of zemi

Spanish zemi, from Taino cemi, zemi, zeme


Zemi

noun Ze·mi \ ˈzāmē \

Definition of Zemi

plural Zemi or Zemis
1 :a Naga people found chiefly in the Barail area of the Assam-Burma frontier region
2 :a member of the Zemi people

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