The Caribbean Dictionary

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ackee
Ovoid green fruit that grows in bunches on trees up to 30m high. The fruit typically ripen during the summer. The fruit is related to...
agouti
Small rodents related to guinea pigs.

aks

To ask
Everyone - third person plural
In any case
Both
aloes
Aloe vera. Valued for use in herbal medicine, as a purgative or washout, and for cosmetic and skin care purposes.
A lead character in folk tales. He is depicted as a trickster and cultural hero. He is based largely on the spider gods of African...
baccalow
Fish dried and salted for preservation. The fish is usually the Atlantic or Pacific cod, however, pollock and haddock are sometimes...
To move backwards; To reverse
A disrespectful reply. Usually from a child to a parent or teacher.
A white plantation owner.
Ghost or spirit of a dead person or animal
A Barbadian - a native of the island nation of Barbados.
A Barbadian - a native of the island nation of Barbados.
A bully. One who intimidates or abuses.
bake
A fried bread typically made from baking powder leavened dough.
bakes
A fried bread typically made from baking powder leavened dough.
A white plantation owner.
Ghost or spirit of a dead person or animal
Buttocks or rear end.
bando
A rigid metal, plastic or wooden band used to keep womens' hair in place.
bandoo
A rigid metal, plastic or wooden band used to keep womens' hair in place.
Party or celebration
bat

bat

A moth - a primarily nocturnal insect resembling and related to the butterfly
Buttocks or rear end.
batty bwoy
A homosexual male.
Totally confused
bee wee
BWIA - British West Indian Airways
belly
Pregnancy

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