African - The bull-roarer or a bull-god of the Yoruba. In some references, called Oro.
Pacific Islands - Chief god of Tahiti. Son of Tangaroa and Hina. Father of Ai-tupuai, Hoa-tapu, Mahufatu- rau and Toi-mata. A name of Tu as a war-god, later a god of peace. When Oro got rid of his first wife, his two sisters scoured the islands for a new bride and finally came upon the beautiful Vairaumati. To provide a suitable wedding present for the new wife, Oro changed his two younger brothers into a sow and a boar which mated and produced fine offspring. In some accounts, called Oro.

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