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susu

[ soo-soo ]

noun

  1. an institutionalized kinship group among the Dobuans, composed of a woman, her brother, and the woman's children.


susu

1

/ ˈsuːsuː /

noun

  1. a variant form of sou-sou


Susu

2

/ ˈsuːsuː /

noun

  1. -su-sus a member of a Negroid people of W Africa, living chiefly in Guinea, the Sudan, and Sierra Leone
  2. the language of this people, belonging to the Mande branch of the Niger-Congo family
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Word History and Origins

Origin of susu1

From Dobuan, dating back to 1915–20, said to mean literally, milk of the mother
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Example Sentences

Binger states that the manati was the totem of the Mande group, to which perhaps belonged originally the Susu and the Dyula.

The gold collected at Achin comes partly from the mountains in the neighbourhood but chiefly from Nalabu and Susu.

The Susu, although said to be Fulah, are certainly Mandingo.

There is apparently but one species, P. gangetica, the "Susu."

The long snout of the Susu has been compared to the long snout of the Gharial, a native of the same region.

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