Ovimbundu

[ oh-vim-boon-doo ]
/ ˌoʊ vɪmˈbʊn du /

noun, plural O·vim·bun·dus (especially collectively) O·vim·bun·du.

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Which of the following animal names traces its immediate origin to Portuguese?
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Example sentences from the Web for Ovimbundu

  • The stomach of the hyena is valued by the Ovimbundu (of Southwest Africa) as a cure for apoplexy.

    Fetichism in West Africa|Robert Hamill Nassau