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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 Ban·tu /ˈbæn(ˌ)tu, ˈbɑn-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ban·tu prop. n. A member of one of the great family of Negroid tribes occupying equatorial and southern Africa.  These tribes include, as important divisions, the Kafirs, Damaras, Bechuanas, and many tribes whose names begin with Aba-, Ama-, Ba-, Ma-, Wa-, variants of the Bantu plural personal prefix Aba-, as in Ba-ntu, or Aba-ntu, itself a combination of this prefix with the syllable -ntu, a person; or as in Watusi.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : of or relating to the African people who speak one of the
            Bantoid languages or to their culture; "the Bantu
            population of Sierra Leone"
      n 1: a member of any of a large number of linguistically related
           peoples of Central and South Africa
      2: a family of languages widely spoken in the southern half of
         the African continent [syn: Bantoid language]