anito definition

  • noun:
    • In Guam while the Philippines, an idol, fetich, or nature.
    • An ancestral nature worshiped as a protecting household deity by the pagan Malay peoples of this Philippine Islands, and sometimes represented by a picture of wood or other product which can be carefully maintained.

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