[muh-ling-key, -kee]
noun, plural Malinkes (especially collectively) Malinke for 1.
a member of an agricultural people living in Senegal, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, and Ivory Coast.
the Mande language of the Malinke people.
Also, Malinka [muh-ling-key, -kee] .
Also called Mandingo, Mandinka. Unabridged
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Malinke or Maninke (məˈlɪŋkɪ)
n , -ke, -kes
1.  a member of a Negroid people of W Africa, living chiefly in Guinea and Mali, noted for their use of cowry shells as currency
2.  the language of this people, belonging to the Mande branch of the Niger-Congo family
Maninke or Maninke

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