gri-gri


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Noun1.gri-gri - tropical American feather palm having a swollen spiny trunk and edible nutsgri-gri - tropical American feather palm having a swollen spiny trunk and edible nuts
grugru nut - nut of Brazilian or West Indian palms
feather palm - palm having pinnate or featherlike leaves
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Spiritual status was also accorded trees--such as the gri-gri (Bucida buceras), whose name refers to magic--that reminded them of African trees.
Isidore is determined that she should both see the sights, and learn the power of the voodoo faith and gri-gri magic - belief systems that he is utterly convinced are the key to life's many mysteries.