Hutu

noun
Hu·​tu | \ ˈhü-(ˌ)tü How to pronounce Hutu (audio) \
plural Hutu or Hutus

Definition of Hutu

: a member of a Bantu-speaking people of Rwanda and Burundi

First Known Use of Hutu

1952, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Hutu

Kinyarwanda & Kirundi (Bantu languages of East Africa)

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“Hutu.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hutu. Accessed 13 December 2019.

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