Lahu

noun
La·​hu | \ ˈläˌhü\
plural Lahu or Lahus

Definition of Lahu

1a : a widespread group of peoples inhabiting the hilly region between the Salween and Mekong rivers in northern Thailand, Laos, southern Yunnan, and the Shan States of Burma
b : a member of any of such peoples
2 : the Tibeto-Burman language of the Lahu people

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