Makua

noun
Ma·kua
variants: or less commonly Makwa \məˈkwä \
plural Makua or Makuas

Definition of Makua 

1a : a Bantu-speaking people of Portuguese East Africa

b : a member of such people

2 : a Bantu language of the Makua people

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