The Caribbean Dictionary

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A condiment made from fruit (often mango), vinegar, peppers, salt and mustard oil
Old.
akara
A fried batter made from a mix of flour, saltfish, onions, peppers and other spices
Second person plural pronoun; You plural.
almond
The tree and fruit of Terminalia catappa. It is a large tree (up to 115ft in height), often grown for ornamental purposes and the...
A desert snack made by shelling dry corn, parching it in a hot pot and then pounding it in a wooden mortar and sifting it until it is...
An extremely potent overproof rum with a fearsome reputation. It is sold under-the-counter (illegally) and usually available during...
Grandfather, on father's side
Any incident or time marked by drama, scandal, confusion or conflict.
A disrespectful reply. Usually from a child to a parent or teacher.
Any white person, particularly one in a position of power or authority.
An insulting gesture where one person catches the eyes or gaze of another then turns her eyes and gaze away in an exaggerated motion
Ghost or spirit of a dead person or animal
A bully. One who intimidates or abuses.
bakes
A fried bread typically made from baking powder leavened dough.
One who does not follow or practice Rastafarian. A heathen or unbeliever.
Buttocks or rear end.
Buttocks or rear end.
A large protruding stomach, or a stomach that overhangs the waist.
Any incident or time marked by drama, scandal, confusion or conflict.
A white ashy appearance around the mouth and lips often considered to be a sign of hunger.
Totally confused
Idiot or simpleton; A stupid person
Large, round flat, dumplings
bleach
To artificially lighten the skin
A type of plaintain.
Corrupt behavior; financial corruption
bolli dish
A gourd that is used for utilitarian purposes, and not for food. The skin or shell of the large green fruit hardens to become...
Ghost or spirit of a dead person or animal
Gossip. Idle talk, rumours, or salacious news about the private affairs of others.

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