Definition of nomoli in English:

nomoli

(also nmoli, nomori, numori)

noun

  • A small soapstone figure of a human or animal of a type found in Sierra Leone, thought by the Mande to possess supernatural powers.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Man: a monthly record of anthropological science. From Mende nomoli.

Pronunciation

nomoli

/ˈnɒməli/