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1. bissy


English Translation

Kola nut


Definition

A seed used traditionally as medicine


Example Sentences

Patois: Bissy good fi bellyache.
English: Kola nut is good for stomachaches.


Related Words

Ackee , Aile , Bag juice , ilaloo ,



posted by anonymous on May 8, 2024


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2. bissy (Noun)


Definition

Bissy (Cola acuminata), also known as kola nut, is a native of West Africa that was first brought to Jamaica in 1680 by a slave ship from Guinea. It has been a popular drink among Jamaicans ever since, and is also widely regarded for its medicinal properties.


Related Words

Abeng , Accompong , Ackee , ADELPHI ,



posted by anonymous on November 14, 2023


3. bissy


Definition

A cola nut that it is used as a poison antidote or as medicine.


Example Sentences

Patois: Yuh waah sum a di bissy tea?
English: Do you want some of the bissy tea?


Related Words

Ackee , Aile , Bag juice , ilaloo ,



posted by anonymous on April 9, 2015



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