Mandingo

noun
Man·​din·​go | \ man-ˈdiŋ-(ˌ)gō How to pronounce Mandingo (audio) \
plural Mandingo or Mandingoes or Mandingos

Definition of Mandingo

1 : a member of a people of western Africa in or near the upper Niger valley
2 : the language of the Mandingo

First Known Use of Mandingo

1623, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Mandingo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Mandingo. Accessed 23 Feb. 2020.

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