grē-ō, grēō, grēŏt
A traditional, W African musician or storyteller who recounts the oral history of a village, family, etc.
Webster's New World
Other Word Forms of Griot
Origin of Griot
French alteration of guiriot perhaps ultimately from Portuguese criado domestic servant from Latin creātus one brought up or trained from past participle of creāre to produce, bring up create
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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