Definition of Poro in English:

Poro

(also Porro)

noun

  • A secret society for men with rites of initiation, widespread in Sierra Leone and Liberia and exercising social and political power.

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in John Newton (1725–1807), slave trader and Church of England clergyman. From West African.

Pronunciation

Poro

/ˈpɔːrəʊ/