Tutsi

noun
Tut·​si | \ ˈtü-sē How to pronounce Tutsi (audio) , ˈtüt- How to pronounce Tutsi (audio) \
plural Tutsi or Tutsis

Definition of Tutsi

: a member of a people of Rwanda and Burundi probably of Nilotic origin

First Known Use of Tutsi

1950, in the meaning defined above

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tutsan

Tutsi

tutte le corde

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“Tutsi.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Tutsi. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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