Kikuyu

noun Ki·ku·yu \ kē-ˈkü-(ˌ)yü \

Definition of Kikuyu

plural Kikuyu or Kikuyus
1 : a member of a Bantu-speaking people of Kenya
2 : the Bantu language of the Kikuyu people

First Known Use of kikuyu

1894

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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Kikuyu

geographical name Ki·ku·yu \ kē-ˈkü-(ˌ)yü \

Definition of Kikuyu

city west-northwest of Nairobi, Kenya population 233,000

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