Makonde

noun
Ma·​kon·​de | \ məˈkōn(ˌ)dā \
plural Makonde or Makondes

Definition of Makonde

1a : a Bantu-speaking people of southeastern Tanganyika Territory and northern Mozambique known especially for their sculptured masks
b : a member of such people
2 : konde

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“Makonde.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Makonde. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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