Definition of Mundugumor in US English:

Mundugumor

noun

  • 1A member of a people living on the banks of the Yuat River in the East Sepik Province of Papua New Guinea. Now more commonly called Biwat.

  • 2Frequently in form Munduguma. The Sepik-Ramu language of the Mundugumor people. Now usually called Biwat.

adjective

  • Of or relating to the Mundugumor or their language.

Origin

1930s; earliest use found in Margaret Mead (1901–1978), anthropologist. From Biwat Mundugumor, former self-designation.

Pronunciation

Mundugumor

/mʊnˈduːɡʊmɔː/