Wa·​tu·​si wä-ˈtü-sē How to pronounce Watusi (audio)
plural Watusi also Watusis
: tutsi

Examples of Watusi in a Sentence

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Word History

First Known Use

1899, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Watusi was in 1899

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“Watusi.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Watusi. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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