- Southern African informal medicine, esp herbal medicine
from Zulu umuthi tree, medicine
- Riccardo (rɪˈkɑːdəʊ). born 1941, Italian conductor: musical director of Philharmonia Orchestra, London (1979–82), Philadelphia Orchestra (1980–92), and La Scala, Milan (1986–2005)
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Examples from the Web for muti
With impressive solemnity we returned and presented the muti to the queen.
Now I was very curious about the "muti" of the witch-doctor.
The 'muti' is only for royalty and some of the great indunas.
Then small portions of the muti were to be thoroughly rubbed in until the pains departed.
The 'muti' of the white man cures all ills of the body, even when it numbers the years as the leaves of the trees.