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Tutsi

[toot-see] /ˈtut si/
noun, plural Tutsis (especially collectively) Tutsi.
1.
a member of a very tall, slender, cattle-raising people of Rwanda and Burundi.
Also, Tusi, Tussi.
Also called Watusi, Watutsi.

Watusi

[wah-too-see] /wɑˈtu si/
noun, plural Watusis (especially collectively) Watusi.
1.
Also, Watutsi
[wah-toot-see] /wɑˈtut si/ (Show IPA)
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British Dictionary definitions for watutsi

Watusi

/wəˈtuːzɪ/
noun (pl) -sis, -si
1.
a member of a cattle-owning Negroid people of Rwanda and Burundi in Africa

Tutsi

/ˈtuːtsɪ/
noun (pl) -si, -sis
1.
a member of a people of Rwanda and Burundi, probably a Nilotic people
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Word Origin and History for watutsi

Watusi

n.

racial group in Rwanda and Burundi (also called Tutsi), 1899. As the name of a popular dance, attested from 1964.

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