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Watusi

[ wah-too-see ]

noun

, plural Wa·tu·sis, (especially collectively) Wa·tu·si.


Watusi

/ wəˈtʊtsɪ; wəˈtuːzɪ /

noun

  1. a member of a cattle-owning Negroid people of Rwanda and Burundi in Africa


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Sinatra was enraged at the thought of his soon to be ex-wife “doing the watusi” with his black servant.

Of course there were still some of the older generation left; Kikiyu and even a few Watusi.

When two people of these tribes meet, the former presses his hands together, the Watusi uttering a few words in a low voice.

The Watusi are the descendants of a great wave of Galla invasion that reached even to Tanganyika.

Pumpkins and sweet potatoes are also common; and the Watusi own and tend enormous herds of cattle, goats and sheep.

The Watusi women wore necklaces of copper bells, and to their ankles were attached circlets of small iron bells.

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