Mende

noun
Men·​de | \ ˈmen-dē How to pronounce Mende (audio) , -dā \
plural Mende or Mendes

Definition of Mende

1 : a Mande language of southern Sierra Leone and eastern Liberia
2 : a member of a people speaking Mende

First Known Use of Mende

1732, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about Mende

Statistics for Mende

Cite this Entry

“Mende.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Mende. Accessed 27 Feb. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLA Chicago APA Merriam-Webster

Comments on Mende

What made you want to look up Mende? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

February 2021 Words of the Day Quiz

  • squirrel in winter
  • Which is a synonym of perdure?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!