noun Yor·u·ba \ˈyr-ə-bə\
plural Yoruba or Yorubas

Definition of YORUBA

:  a Niger-Congo language of southwestern Nigeria and parts of Benin and Togo; also :  a member of any of the Yoruba-speaking peoples of this region
Yo·ru·ban \ˈyr-ə-bən\ noun or adjective

Origin of YORUBA

Yoruba Yorùbá
First Known Use: 1841


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