Mpongwe

noun
Mpong·​we | \ ə̇mˈpäŋ(ˌ)wā\
plural Mpongwe or Mpongwes

Definition of Mpongwe

1a : a people of the southern part of French Equatorial Africa just north of the equator and distributed chiefly about the estuary of the Gabon river
b : a member of such people
2 : a Bantu language of the Mpongwe people

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