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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 the lychee and have tight, thin but rigid skins. Inside the skin is the tart, tangy, or sweet pulp of the fruit covering a large seed. The pulp is usually cream or orange coloured.
plant
fruit
food
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Barbados
Dominica
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St. Vincent
agouti
Small rodents related to guinea pigs.
animal
food
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St. Vincent
all all yuh
Everyone - second person plural
Barbados
Belize
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Suriname
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US Virgin Islands
ananci
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 lore, particularly that of the Ashanti tribe.
person
folklore
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St. Vincent
arwe
First person plural pronoun meaning 'we' or 'us'.
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Grenada
Guyana
Jamaica
St. Lucia
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bacchanal
Any incident or time marked by drama, scandal, confusion or conflict.
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St. Vincent
back back turkey
The larval form of the lacewing group of insects. Also known as antlions, they are known primarily for the funnel shaped pits they make in dry soft dirt to trap ants.
animal
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Belize
Jamaica
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St. Vincent
badwud
Profanity; An expletive
profanity
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Barbados
Dominica
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bakes
A fried bread typically made from baking powder leavened dough.
food
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Haiti
Jamaica
St. Vincent
US Virgin Islands
banana fritters
A fried meal item made from a batter consisting primarily of ripe bananas (usually overripe) and flour.
food
Barbados
Belize
Guyana
Haiti
Jamaica
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St. Vincent
US Virgin Islands
bandoo
A rigid metal, plastic or wooden band used to keep womens' hair in place.
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Barbados
Grenada
Guyana
Jamaica
St. Kitts & Nevis
St. Vincent
bang belly
A large protruding stomach, or a stomach that overhangs the waist.
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Antigua & Barbuda
Belize
Guyana
Jamaica
St. Kitts & Nevis
St. Vincent
batty man
A homosexual man.
derogatory
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Barbados
Bahamas
Guyana
Jamaica
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St. Vincent
belly
Pregnancy
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Trinidad & Tobago
St. Vincent
big eye grieve
The Spectacled Thrush, Bare-eyed Thrush, or Yellow-eyed Thrush, is a resident breeding bird in the Lesser Antilles and in South America from Colombia and Venezuela south and east to northern Brazil. The Spectacled Thrush is 23–24 cm long and weighs 60 g. It is plain olive-brown above and paler brown below. The throat is brown-streaked off-white, and the lower belly is whitish. It has a prominent yellow eye ring which gives rise to its English and scientific names.
animal
bird
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Trinidad & Tobago
St. Vincent
bird pepper
A small, but hot chili pepper used for cooking. The peppers range in colour from green to red.
food
plant
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Antigua & Barbuda
Trinidad & Tobago
St. Vincent
bobolee
Idiot or simpleton; A stupid person
person
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St. Vincent
boileen
A kind of broth that contains meat and ground provisions.
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Belize
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breadfruit
Tree and fruit native to the Pacific Islands and Malaysia that was brought to the West Indies in the 18th century. The fruit is large with a rough green skin with small hexagonal markings. Some varieties have a spiky exterior. The flesh is white, cream coloured or yellow and has a high starch content. It is eaten boiled, roasted, or fried as a staple food.
food
plant
fruit
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Guyana
St. Lucia
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St. Vincent
breadnut
Seeded breadfruit
food
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Anguilla
Jamaica
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St. Vincent
US Virgin Islands
breed
To breathe
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Barbados
Bahamas
Guyana
St. Vincent
bubbie
Breasts
Belize
Jamaica
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bubu
Idiot or simpleton; A stupid person
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Barbados
Trinidad & Tobago
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buljol
A mixture of shredded saltfish, oil, onion, tomatoes and peppers.
food
St. Vincent
buljow
A mixture of shredded saltfish, oil, onion, tomatoes and peppers.
food
St. Vincent
butt
To cheat or have an affair.
Belize
Grenada
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callaloo
Aramanth - an edible green leafy vegetable resembling spinach. It is typically prepared by steaming, often with saltfish
plant
food
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Jamaica
St. Vincent
carry go bring come
Gossip. Idle talk, rumours, or salacious news about the private affairs of others.
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St. Vincent
cashee
Any thorn or bush that has thorns.
plant
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Jamaica
St. Vincent
cast eye
Cross eyed or cockeyed; Condition in which the eyes are not properly aligned with each other and appear to be looking in different directions.
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