Definition of Greegree

1. Noun. An African amulet.

Exact synonyms: Gres-gris, Grigri
Generic synonyms: Amulet, Talisman



Definition of Greegree

1. n. An African talisman or charm.

Definition of Greegree

1. Noun. A kind of African talisman or charm. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Greegree

1. grigri [n -S] - See also: grigri

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Greegree

greedheads
greedier
greediest
greedily
greediness
greedinesses
greedless
greedmeister
greedmeisters
greedoid
greedoids
greeds
greedsome
greedy
greedyguts
greegree (current term)
greegrees
greeing
greek world
greeked
greekess
greeking
greekings
green
green-backed firecrown
green-bed
green-blind
green-blindness
green-broom

Literary usage of Greegree

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1. Negro Culture in West Africa: A Social Study of the Negro Group of Vai by George Washington Ellis (1914)
"It is death for a man to be found within the limits of the " greegree Bush," ... It is said that the " greegree Bush " begins when a girl who has not been ..."

2. History of the African Mission of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the by E. F. Hening (1850)
"John Payne, LB Minor, and TS Savage, MD— Dr. Savage's departure—Description of Cupe Palmas—Manner of building native houses—Visit from the king—greegree ..."

3. History of the African Mission of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the by E. F. Hening (1853)
"Savage, MD— Dr. Savage's departure—Description of Cape Palmas—Manner of building native houses—Visit from the king—greegree pole—Situation of the station. ..."

4. The African Repository by American Colonization Society (1837)
"greegree not let any thing catchee countryman. ... while " Mandingo man tell de people all around," ie all the neighboring tribes, " to keep greegree. ..."

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