mu·​hu·​hu | \ məˈhü(ˌ)hü \
variants: or less commonly muhugu \ -​)gü \ or muhuga \ -​gə \
plural -s

Definition of muhuhu

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

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History and Etymology for muhuhu

native name in East Africa

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“Muhuhu.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Sep. 2020.

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