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Borrowed from Yoruba òrìṣà.

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orisha (plural orishas)

  1. A divine entity in Yoruba religion that possesses the supernatural capability of reflecting some of the manifestations of Olódùmarè
    • 2009, Diarmaid MacCulloch, A History of Christianity, Penguin 2010, p. 713:
      Under the command of Olorun were also orishas, intermediaries in the Yorubic religion said to be connected between man and the supernatural.

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From Yoruba òrìṣà.

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orisha m (plural orishas)

  1. orisha