Yoruba

noun
Yor·u·ba | \ˈyȯr-ə-bə \
plural Yoruba or Yorubas

Definition of Yoruba 

: a Niger-Congo language of southwestern Nigeria and parts of Benin and Togo also : a member of any of the Yoruba-speaking peoples of this region

Other Words from Yoruba

Yoruban \ˈyȯr-ə-bən \ noun or adjective

First Known Use of Yoruba

1841, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Yoruba

Yoruba Yorùbá

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