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  1. plural -la or -las a member of a negroid people of W Africa, living chiefly in the rain forests of Côte d'Ivoire, where they farm rice, etc
  2. the language of this people, belonging to the Mande branch of the Niger-Congo family
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  • Binger states that the manati was the totem of the Mande group, to which perhaps belonged originally the Susu and the Dyula.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 17, Slice 5