Definition of muninga in US English:

muninga

(also m'ninga, mninga)

noun

  • Any of several trees of the genus Pterocarpus (family Fabaceae (Leguminosae)) found in southern Africa, especially the kiaat, P. angolensis.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Encyclopaedia Britannica. From Nyamwezi mninga or Zigua mninga, perhaps partly via southern Swahili.

Pronunciation

muninga

/mʊˈnɪŋɡə/