Nilo-Hamite

noun
Ni·​lo-Hamite | \ ¦nī(ˌ)lō+ \

Definition of Nilo-Hamite

: a member of a group of East African pastoral peoples including especially the Masai and others linguistically, traditionally, and otherwise culturally affiliated with these

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nilo(tic) + hamite

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“Nilo-Hamite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Nilo-Hamite. Accessed 7 Aug. 2020.

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