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Definition of the noun SuSu

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Susu is the vernacular name of the Platanista, a genus of Platanistidae.


SuSu a.k.a. Susan Tyrrell is an American actress of Irish descent, known for her Academy Award-nominated performance as Oma in Fat City and her role as Ramona Rickettes in the film Cry-Baby.


Susu is a musical group.


suSU is a record label.


  1. Susu is a fictional character from the 1988 film The Laser Man.
  2. Susu is a fictional character from the 1955 film Blood Alley.
  3. Susu is a fictional character from the 1991 film Uncaged.


  1. Susu a.k.a. Susu Language: Sosoxui is the language of the Soso people of Guinea, West Africa. It is in the Mande language family.
    • also known as Sose, Soussou, Sosu, Susoo, Sousou, Soso, Sosoxi language
  2. Susu is an informal means of collecting and saving money through a savings club or partnership as practiced in the Caribbean and by immigrants to the United States from that area. The name may come from the West African Yoruba or Igbo word esusu or isusu which is translated as a pooling the funds. The funds are generally gathered with a set amount contributed from family or friends each week.

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Google previewThe West Indian Americans (2001)

by Holger Henke

A susu is usually constituted for a limited time only, but it may develop into a revolving scheme. Because a susu is an informal, trust-based association, conflicts among and default in paying of members' payment cannot be ruled out.

Google previewAsiatic Pilot (1917)

by United States. Hydrographic Office

Pangkalan Susu is the small settlement situated about 3£ miles above that on the southern end of Sembilan Island. The shipment of petroleum and benzine is now done from here by tank vessels loaded from lighters. Besitau River discharges ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of African Peoples (2013)

by The Diagram Group,

Surma see Suri Susu The Susu,orSoso,area Manding (q.v.) people of West Africa . The Susu language is aMande (q.v.) language, which ispartof the NigerCongo subfamily of African languages. It is the common tongue used bythemany ethnic ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Marine Mammals (2002)

by W. F. Perrin, Bernd G. Würsig, J. G. M. Thewissen

A susu surfaces in the Ganges river system of India, bringing its long, slender beak out of the water. PHOTO: J. GOOLD o Q w E 4 o o CD Botos are. A close-up of the head of a young Indus bhulan. Note the forceps-like beak with long teeth, ...

Google previewWomen's Studies Encyclopedia (1999)

by Helen Tierney

and Xue Susu (Wu) (c. 1565-1635). Both were romantic figures, and painting was just one of the ...

Google previewConcise Encyclopedia Biology (1996)

Platanista gangetica (Ganges susu or Gangetic dolphin) is found in the waters of the Ganges and associated coastal waters of India, while Platanista indi similarly inhabits the Indus and its coastal waters; they may be varieties of the same ...

Google previewGuaraní Concise Dictionary (2005)

Guaraní-English, English-Guaraní by A. Scott Britton

susu'a absence n. pore'y absent adj. pore'y absolution n. angaipa jejora abundant adj. heta, popy'yi abundantly ...

Google previewConcise Encyclopedia of Languages of the World (2010)

Maurice Delafosse offered the first subclassification of Mande in 1901, in which the major distinction was between Mande Tan (which is the northern group minus Susu and Yalunka) and Mande Fou, based on the words for 'ten.' Over time, the ...

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Roasted Pork with Ice Kopi Susu

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Scrabble value of S1U1S1U1

The value of this 4-letter word is 4 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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