[buh-soo-too, -toh]

noun, plural Ba·su·tos, (especially collectively) Ba·su·to. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Historical Examples of basuto

  • My advice is that you select as good a pair of Basuto ponies as you can obtain.

    A Dash from Diamond City

    George Manville Fenn

  • Jack put saddles on Basuto ponies; put bridles on Basuto ponies.

    A Dash from Diamond City

    George Manville Fenn

  • I do not want that, the Colony does not, and the Queen does not, and no Basuto either.

    General Gordon

    Seton Churchill

  • Soon the horses, most of which were small and of the Basuto breed, were ready to start.


    H. Rider Haggard

  • Basuto women often nurse their baby until it is eighteen months old.


    Minnie Martin

British Dictionary definitions for basuto


noun plural -tos or -to

a former name for Sotho (def. 3), Sotho (def. 4)
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