muhuhu

noun

mu·​hu·​hu
məˈhü(ˌ)hü
variants or less commonly muhugu
-)gü
or muhuga
-gə
plural -s
1
: an East African tree (Brachylaena hutchinsii) of the family Compositae with strongly aromatic hard heavy durable wood similar to sandalwood
2
: the wood of the muhuhu tree

Word History

Etymology

native name in East Africa

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“Muhuhu.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/muhuhu. Accessed 8 Feb. 2023.

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