Fingo

noun
Fin·​go | \ ˈfiŋ(ˌ)gō\
plural Fingo or Fingos or Fingoes

Definition of Fingo

1a : a South African people descended from a group of refugees who were driven southward in native wars and later settled east of Great Fish river, Union of South Africa
b : a member of this people
2 : the Bantu language of the Fingo people

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