myalism

/ (ˈmaɪəˌlɪzəm) /

noun

a kind of witchcraft, similar to obi, practised esp in the Caribbean

Nearby words

  1. my name is mud,
  2. my-,
  3. my-my,
  4. myalgia,
  5. myalgic encephalopathy,
  6. myall,
  7. myanmar,
  8. myasis,
  9. myasthenia,
  10. myasthenia gravis

Derived Formsmyalist, noun

Word Origin for myalism

C19: from myal, probably of West African origin

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