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Shilluk

noun Shil·luk \shi-ˈlük\
plural Shilluk or Shilluks

Definition of SHILLUK

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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