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-​ How to pronounce Basotho (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

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