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Meaning of OBI

Pronunciation:  'owbee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a religious belief of African origin involving witchcraft and sorcery; practiced in parts of the West Indies and tropical Americas
 

OBI is a 3 letter word that starts with O.

 

 Synonyms: obeah
 
 See Also: cult, religious cult

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \O"bi\, n. [Jap.]
    A sash, esp. the long broad sash of soft material worn by
    women.
    
    
  2. \O"bi\, n. [Prob. of African origin.]
    1. A species of sorcery, probably of African origin,
       practiced among the negroes of the West Indies. [Written
       also {obe} and {obeah}.] --De Quincey. --B. Edwards.
    
    
    
    2. A charm or fetich. [West Indies] --B. Edwards.
    
    
 

 

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