Nupe

noun
Nu·​pe | \ ˈnü-(ˌ)pā How to pronounce Nupe (audio) \
plural Nupe or Nupes

Definition of Nupe

: a member of a people of west central Nigeria also : the language of the Nupe people

First Known Use of Nupe

1872, in the meaning defined above

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