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Watusi

[wah-too-see]
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noun, plural Wa·tu·sis, (especially collectively) Wa·tu·si.
  1. Tutsi.
Also Wa·tut·si [wah-toot-see] /wɑˈtut si/.
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Watusi

Watutsi (wəˈtʊtsɪ)

noun plural -sis or -si
  1. a member of a cattle-owning Negroid people of Rwanda and Burundi in Africa
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Word Origin and History for watusi

Watusi

n.

racial group in Rwanda and Burundi (also called Tutsi), 1899. As the name of a popular dance, attested from 1964.

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