ab·​u·​sua | \ ˌabəˈsüə \
plural -s

Definition of abusua

: a matrilineal exogamous clan among the Ashanti people

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First Known Use of abusua

1906, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for abusua

borrowed from Akan abusũá

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“Abusua.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/abusua. Accessed 2 Jul. 2020.

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