Nuer

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noun Nu·er \ˈnü-ər\

Definition of Nuer

plural

Nuer

  1. 1 :  a member of a Nilotic people of southern Sudan

  2. 2 :  the language of the Nuer people

Origin and Etymology of nuer

probably ultimately from Nuer naað, a self-designation


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