Meaning of obeah

o•be•ah

Pronunciation: (ō'bē-u), [key]
— n.
  1. a form of belief involving sorcery, practiced in parts of the West Indies, South America, the southern U.S., and Africa.
  2. a fetish or charm used in practicing obeah.
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