The Caribbean Dictionary

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abeng
A trumpet like instrument made from an animal's horn. It was traditionally used as a Maroon communication and ceremonial tool. It was...
dog blood
The berries and tree of Rivina humulis. The small shrub produces small, blood red berries.
forty leg
Centipede; Any of a wide set of many legged arthropods. They are venomous, and their bites may have effects ranging from mild...
kachu
A trumpet like instrument made from an animal's horn. It was traditionally used as a Maroon communication and ceremonial tool. It was...
kenepa
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...
lisinbèin
Centipede; Any of a wide set of many legged arthropods. They are venomous, and their bites may have effects ranging from mild...
Idiot or simpleton; A stupid person
mispel
Round, oblate, oval, ellipsoidal, or conical fruit varying in size from 2 to 4 in (5-10 cm) in width. The immature fruit is hard and...
soursop
The edible fruit of Annona muricata, a broadleaf, flowering, evergreen tree native to Mexico, Cuba, Central America, the Caribbean...
sòrsaka
The edible fruit of Annona muricata, a broadleaf, flowering, evergreen tree native to Mexico, Cuba, Central America, the Caribbean...
stakamahachi
The berries and tree of Rivina humulis. The small shrub produces small, blood red berries.

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