Mosotho

noun
Mo·​so·​tho | \ mō-ˈsō-(ˌ)tō How to pronounce Mosotho (audio) , -ˈsü-(ˌ)tü How to pronounce Mosotho (audio) \
plural Basotho\ bä-​ˈsō-​(ˌ)tō How to pronounce Mosotho (audio) , -​ˈsü-​(ˌ)tü How to pronounce Mosotho (audio) \

Definition of Mosotho

: a member of the Basotho people

First Known Use of Mosotho

circa 1838, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Mosotho

Sotho — more at basotho

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The first known use of Mosotho was circa 1838

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“Mosotho.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Mosotho. Accessed 24 Jun. 2022.

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