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Belize
Guyana
Jamaica
St. Kitts & Nevis
coconut milk
Liquid produced after squeezing and pressing grated coconut meat with water
food
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Barbados
Guyana
con ki
A dessert item similar to bread pudding that is made from any combination of cassava, coco, sweet potato, or cornmeal along with flour, sugar and spices like nutmeg and cinnamon. The mixture is traditionally wrapped in leaves (banana or taro) or cloth and then boiled until cooked.
food
3 comments
Barbados
Guyana
St. Kitts & Nevis
conkie
A dessert item similar to bread pudding that is made from any combination of cassava, coco, sweet potato, or cornmeal along with flour, sugar and spices like nutmeg and cinnamon. The mixture is traditionally wrapped in leaves (banana or taro) or cloth and then boiled until cooked.
food
2 comments
Guyana
Trinidad & Tobago
cook
The act of going to the river or beach and spending the day cooking, drinking and relaxing.
2 comments
Guyana
Trinidad & Tobago
cookup rice
A one-pot mixture of peas and rice, cooked with meat
food
3 comments
Guyana
cool down
Commercially produced drinks or juice packaged in plastic bags.
food
Barbados
Belize
Grenada
Guyana
Jamaica
St. Kitts & Nevis
St. Lucia
Trinidad & Tobago
St. Vincent
coolie
A person of East Indian ancestry. Most Caribbean people of East Indian descent can trace their roots back to indentured workers imported by the British in the 19th century after the abolition of slavery.
person
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Guyana
Jamaica
St. Kitts & Nevis
St. Lucia
cornmeal porridge
A breakfast porridge made with cornmeal as a primary ingredient. It may also include milk, coconut milk, sugar, and spices like nutmeg, cinnamon and vanilla.
food
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Barbados
Guyana
Jamaica
Trinidad & Tobago
cowitch
Any of several species of stinging nettle plants. Contact with human skin causes great discomfort.
plant
17 comments
Antigua & Barbuda
Barbados
Dominica
Grenada
Guyana
Haiti
St. Kitts & Nevis
Trinidad & Tobago
St. Vincent
crapo
A frog or toad
animal
35 comments
Guyana
cumfa
A ritual ceremony involving dance and drumming to summon spirits which then possess the participants.
folklore
2 comments
Antigua & Barbuda
Aruba
Bonaire
Belize
Curacao
Grenada
Guyana
Jamaica
Trinidad & Tobago
St. Vincent
US Virgin Islands
cunumunu
Idiot or simpleton; A stupid person
derogatory
17 comments
Guyana
curry
Cooked vegetables
food
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Barbados
Bahamas
Grenada
Guyana
Trinidad & Tobago
cut ass
A beating
3 comments
Bermuda
Bahamas
Belize
Dominica
Grenada
Guyana
Jamaica
St. Lucia
US Virgin Islands
cut eye
An insulting gesture where one person catches the eyes or gaze of another then turns her eyes and gaze away in an exaggerated motion
2 comments
Barbados
Guyana
Trinidad & Tobago
cut tail
A beating
2 comments
Antigua & Barbuda
Dominica
Guyana
Jamaica
Trinidad & Tobago
cutex
Nail Polish
1 comments
Barbados
Bahamas
Dominica
Grenada
Guyana
Jamaica
Trinidad & Tobago
St. Vincent
cutlass
Machete. A large flat bladed knife used for agricultural and utilitarian purposes. It is often the weapon of choice for violent encounters.
15 comments
Guyana
dabu
A ladle commonly used to serve dhal
Guyana
dai dai
A short, squat forest spirit that protects treasures of gold.
folklore
3 comments
Guyana
dangles
A promiscuous woman.
person
5 comments
Antigua & Barbuda
Barbados
Dominica
Guyana
Jamaica
St. Kitts & Nevis
Trinidad & Tobago
St. Vincent
US Virgin Islands
dasheen
Taro - plant used primarily for its edible root and leaves.
food
5 comments
Belize
Guyana
Jamaica
de wid
To be in a relationship with
3 comments
Guyana
Jamaica
destroyer
Insecticide coils burnt to repel mosquitos
Guyana
Trinidad & Tobago
dhal
A preparation of pulses (dried beans) or yellow peas which have been stripped of their outer hulls and split.
food
Guyana
Trinidad & Tobago
dhal ghoutni
Small utensil used to puree dhal at the end of the cooking process.
Guyana
St. Lucia
Trinidad & Tobago
dhalpouri
A roti with a stuffing of ground yellow split peas (dhal), cumin (geera), garlic and pepper. The split peas are boiled until they are tender crisp and then ground in a mill. The cumin is toasted until black and also ground. The stuffing is pushed into the roti dough, and sealed. When rolled flat, the filling is distributed within the roti. It is cooked on the tawah and rubbed with oil for ease of cooking.
food
Grenada
Guyana
St. Lucia
Trinidad & Tobago
St. Vincent
doe doe
To sleep
6 comments
Barbados
Dominica
Grenada
Guyana
St. Lucia
Trinidad & Tobago
St. Vincent
US Virgin Islands
dotish
Stupid.
6 comments
Guyana
St. Lucia
Trinidad & Tobago
St. Vincent
dougla
Person of mixed African and East Indian ancestry
person
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