obeah

Definitions of obeah
  1. noun
    a religious belief of African origin involving witchcraft and sorcery; practiced in parts of the West Indies and tropical Americas
    synonyms: obi
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    type of:
    cult, cultus, religious cult
    a system of religious beliefs and rituals
  2. noun
    (West Indies) followers of a religious system involving witchcraft and sorcery
    synonyms: obi
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    type of:
    cult
    followers of an exclusive system of religious beliefs and practices
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