31 definitions by Dino

In Central America - mainly in Honduras - a mixed person from indigenous and black ancestry.
There is a great garifuna community in Roatán Island, Caribbean.
by Dino March 11, 2005
A dik-dik is a miniature pygmy antelope with a pointed snout, large eyes and a duiker-like head.
Most dik-diks are nocturnal, especially on clear moonlit nights. Serengeti dik-diks, for example, rest only five hours at night, then spend the remaining time browsing for food and then sleep for most of the daylight hours.
by Dino April 17, 2005
The same as eunuch. In Pakistan and India this expression is broadly used to describe those classified as neither male nor female. Born male, the hijras adopt women's names, behaviour and clothing. This word means "impotent ones" in Urdu.
More than 100 hijras competed at "Miss World 2001" in India.
by Dino March 11, 2005
Delicious typical brazilian dish made of black beans cooked with a variety of meats pork, smoked meat and sausages seasoned with some vegetables and spices.
We're going to have "feijoada" this weekend, you should come to visit us.
by Dino March 09, 2005
The overall look one has that shows exactly what profession, career, activite one performs.
Halle Berry is not only a very beautiful woman, but she has got the perfect "physique du role" to play a real femme fatale as a Bond Girl.
by Dino March 13, 2005
Mahout is defined as being a person who drives, takes care of and controls elephants. Traditionally, life-time or career mahouts were knowledgeable, highly experienced individuals well-versed in elephant-rearing skills. These were true masters with an intimate understanding of their 'wards'. Men who possessed an exceptional ability to communicate and control their elephants with simple verbal commands and touch. See also elephant-keeper and Cornac.
In India and Southern Asia each elephant is assigned a driver, called a mahout, who formes a bond with his particular charge for years.
by Dino March 11, 2005
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