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Wa·tut·si

 (wä-to͞ot′sē) also Wa·tu·si (wä-to͞o′sē)
n. pl. Watutsi or Wa·tut·sis also Watusi or Wa·tu·sis
Variants of Tutsi.

[Kinyarwanda : wa-, pl. human prefix + -tutsi, Tutsi.]
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Noun1.Watutsi - a member of a Bantu speaking people living in Rwanda and BurundiWatutsi - a member of a Bantu speaking people living in Rwanda and Burundi
Burundi, Republic of Burundi - a landlocked republic in east central Africa on the northeastern shore of Lake Tanganyika
Ruanda, Rwanda, Rwandese Republic - a landlocked republic in central Africa; formerly a German colony
Bantu - a member of any of a large number of linguistically related peoples of Central and South Africa
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In the twin country of Rwanda-Burundi, the permanent Hutu majority maintains a political rivalry with the permanent Watutsi minority.
The population of Rwanda comprises organically three races: The Watutsi, the Bahutu and the Batwa.