Definition of oware in English:

oware

(also owari, awari, owarri)

noun

  • A board game, originally played in West Africa, consisting of small balls passed into the holes of an oblong draughtboard or table.

Origin

1920s; earliest use found in Man: a monthly record of anthropological science. From Fante ɔware.

Pronunciation

oware

/əʊˈwɑːri/