Meaning of myal in English:

myal

Pronunciation /ˈmʌɪəl/

adjective

Caribbean
  • Designating a person or thing involved in or associated with the practice of myalism.

noun

Caribbean
  • Myalism; a dance associated with this cult or belief.

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in Edward Long (1734–1813), planter and commentator on Jamaican affairs. Origin unknown.