noun Man·chu \ˈman-(ˌ)chü, man-ˈ\
plural Manchu or Manchus

Definition of MANCHU

:  a member of an indigenous people of Manchuria who conquered China and established a dynasty there in 1644
:  the Tungusic language of the Manchu people
Manchu adjective

Origin of MANCHU

ultimately from Manchu manju, a self-designation
First Known Use: 1697


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