or gree·gree, gris-gris
- an African charm, amulet, or fetish.
Origin of grigri
First recorded in 1755–65, grigri is from the French word gris-gris, grigri, first recorded in West Africa in 1557; origin obscure
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gris-gris or greegree
- an African talisman, amulet, or charm
of African origin