Bayou
A slow-moving body of water or marshy lake
Bordello
Brothel
Chatin
Brown mixed with blond, in Cajun French
Couchemal
Evil spirit that lurks when an unbaptized baby dies
Etouffee
A creole dish served with shellfish or chicken over rice
Fais dodo
Cajun dancing
Grandmere
Grandmother, in French
Grandpere
Grandfather, in French
Imbibing
Absorbing or taking in
Mon Dieu
My God, in French
Poultice
Medical dressing or bandage
Settee
A type of couch
Traiteur
Treater, in French