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Mbuti Line breaks: Mbuti
Pronunciation: /(ə)mˈbuːti/

Definition of Mbuti in English:

noun (plural same or Mbutis)

A member of a Pygmy people of western Uganda and adjacent areas of the Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire).
Example sentences
  • 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.


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