manitou definition

  • noun:
    • In Algonquian spiritual belief, a supernatural energy that permeates the planet, possessed in differing degrees by both religious and human beings.
    • A deity or spirit.
    • A god or character whilst the object of spiritual awe or ritual among some United states Indians.

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