kachina

Definitions of kachina
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n a deified spirit of the Pueblo people

Type of:
disembodied spirit, spirit
any incorporeal supernatural being that can become visible (or audible) to human beings

n a masked dancer during a Pueblo religious ceremony who is thought to embody some particular spirit

Type of:
dancer, professional dancer, terpsichorean
a performer who dances professionally

n a carved doll wearing the costume of a particular Pueblo spirit; usually presented to a child as a gift

Type of:
doll, dolly
a small replica of a person; used as a toy

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