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Kikuyu

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noun, Ki·ku·yu \kē-ˈkü-(ˌ)yü\

Definition of Kikuyu

plural Kikuyu or Kikuyus

  1. 1 :  a member of a Bantu-speaking people of Kenya

  2. 2 :  the Bantu language of the Kikuyu people



1894

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1894


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