Definition of soul bearer in English:

soul bearer

noun

  • 1A person who or thing which carries or bears a soul; specifically a being possessing a soul.

  • 2Among the Akan peoples of West Africa: a person believed to share or embody the soul of a chief or other important person.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From soul + bearer.

Pronunciation

soul bearer

/ˈsəʊlˌbɛːrə/