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En el folclore de África occidental, animal gigantesco enviado por las brujas, que entra de noche a hurtadillas en las aldeas para raptar niñas.

En algunas culturas caribeñas, la palabra alude a ciertas formas de brujería y magia extremadamente poderosas y malignas. Los objetos embrujados, enterrados con el propósito de causar daño, a veces se denominan obia. La persona que utiliza el poder del obia se llama obiaman.

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