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1. An object used as a fetish, a charm, or an amulet in West Africa.
2. The supernatural power ascribed to such an object.
[Of West African origin; akin to the source of Hausa jūjū, fetish, evil spirit.]
A style of Nigerian popular music featuring electric guitars and traditional drums.
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an African variety of magical fetishism characterized by the wearing of an exotic amulet called a juju. — jujuist, n.See also: Magic
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