Pronunciation: (nOO'ur), [key]
—pl. -ers, (esp. collectively) -er for 1.
1. a member of a tribal people who live along the Nile in southern Sudan and subsist chiefly by raising cattle.
2. the Nilotic language of the Nuer people.
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