Definition of Shilluk
plural Shilluk or Shilluks
1 : a member of a Nilotic people of the Sudan dwelling mainly on the west bank of the White Nile
2 : the language of the Shilluk people
Origin of shilluk
probably from dialect Arabic, from Shilluk cɔlɔ, a self-designation
First Known Use: 1790
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