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Taboo

Ta`boo´
n.1.A total prohibition of intercourse with, use of, or approach to, a given person or thing under pain of death, - an interdict of religious origin and authority, formerly common in the islands of Polynesia; interdiction.
v. t.1.To put under taboo; to forbid, or to forbid the use of; to interdict approach to, or use of; as, to taboo the ground set apart as a sanctuary for criminals.
[imp. & p. p. Tabooed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Tabooing.]
a.1.Set apart or sacred by religious custom among certain races of Polynesia, New Zealand, etc., and forbidden to certain persons or uses; hence, prohibited under severe penalties; interdicted; as, food, places, words, customs, etc., may be taboo.
Noun1.taboo - a prejudice (especially in Polynesia and other South Pacific islands) that prohibits the use or mention of something because of its sacred nature
Synonyms: tabu
2.taboo - an inhibition or ban resulting from social custom or emotional aversion
Synonyms: tabu
Verb1.taboo - declare as sacred and forbidden
Adj.1.taboo - excluded from use or mention; "forbidden fruit"; "in our house dancing and playing cards were out"; "a taboo subject"
2.taboo - forbidden to profane use especially in South Pacific islands
Synonyms: tabu
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