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tutu  

[1]  
      n   a very short skirt worn by ballerinas, made of projecting layers of stiffened sheer material  
     (from French, changed from the nursery word cucu backside, from cul, from Latin culus the buttocks)  
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tutu   [2]  
      n   a shrub, Coriaria arborea, of New Zealand, having seeds that are poisonous to farm animals  
     (Maori)  

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Tutu  
      n   Desmond. born 1931, South African clergyman, noted for his opposition to apartheid: Anglican Bishop of Johannesburg (1984--86) and Archbishop of Cape Town (1986--96); in 1995 he became leader of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, established to investigate human rights violations during the apartheid era. Nobel peace prize 1984  


tutu   [1]  
      n   a very short skirt worn by ballerinas, made of projecting layers of stiffened sheer material  
     (from French, changed from the nursery word cucu backside, from cul, from Latin culus the buttocks)  
tutu   [2]  
      n   a shrub, Coriaria arborea, of New Zealand, having seeds that are poisonous to farm animals  
     (Maori)  

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tuktu, tut, Tutuila, Tutuola

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