Griot in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Griot

a West African traveler who keeps the oral history of a tribe through storytelling, poetry, and other forms of entertainment

Examples of Griot in a sentence

As a travelling griot, it was the storyteller’s job to make sure the tribe’s history was never forgotten.  🔊

The griot served as tribe composer and kept traditions going through song.  🔊

Without a griot, the tribe had no one to tell the stories of the nation’s past.  🔊

The poems of the griot contained the history of the tribe and were passed down through word of mouth.  🔊

Wise and astute, the Nigerian griot was known for his tales of long ago.  🔊

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