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.
of the Kikuyu, a Bantu language.
(usually lowercase) . Also called kikuyu grass. a grass, Pennisetum clandestinum, native to southern Africa, sometimes used in warm climates for lawns or as pasturage.