Nu·​pe ˈnü-(ˌ)pā How to pronounce Nupe (audio)
plural Nupe or Nupes
: a member of a people of west central Nigeria
also : the language of the Nupe people

Word History

First Known Use

1872, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Nupe was in 1872

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“Nupe.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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