Kikuyu

Kikuyu

[ki-koo-yoo]
noun, plural Kikuyus (especially collectively) Kikuyu.
1.
a member of an indigenous people of Kenya having an agricultural economy and notable as being the originators of the Mau Mau.
2.
the language of the Kikuyu, a Bantu language.
3.
(usually lowercase) . Also called kikuyu grass. a grass, Pennisetum clandestinum, native to southern Africa, sometimes used in warm climates for lawns or as pasturage.
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Kikuyu (kɪˈkuːjuː)
 
n , -yus, -yu
1.  a member of a Negroid people of E Africa, living chiefly in Kenya on the high foothills around Mount Kenya
2.  the language of this people, belonging to the Bantu group of the Niger-Congo family

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