induna

induna

[in-doo-nuh]
noun
an official functionary of a king or chief in South African Bantu societies.

Origin:
1870–75; < Zulu

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induna (ɪnˈduːnə)
 
n
(in South Africa) a Black African overseer in a factory, mine, etc
 
[C20: from Zulu nduna an official]

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