Definition of Mbuti in English:

Mbuti

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Pronunciation: /(ə)mˈbuːti
 
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noun (plural same or Mbutis)

  • A member of a Pygmy people of western Uganda and adjacent areas of the Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire).
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    • The Mbutis (of the Pygmy group) in central West Africa, for example, were pushed all the way into the Ituri Forest of DRC and Gabon.
    • The choreographer is a long-time fan of the polyphonic vocalizing of the Aka clan of the Mbuti (commonly known as Pygmy).
    • Within Africa, the two Pygmy groups have the lowest heterozygosity, and the Mbuti markedly so.

Origin

the name in local languages.

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