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Noun: Bantu  ban-too
  1. A member of any of a large number of linguistically related peoples of Central and South Africa
  2. A family of languages widely spoken in the southern half of the African continent
    - Bantoid language
Adjective: Bantu  ban-too
  1. Of or relating to the African people who speak one of the Bantoid languages or to their culture
    "the Bantu population of Sierra Leone"

Derived forms: Bantus

Type of: African, Niger-Congo

Encyclopedia: Bantu