noun pl. Mendes or Mende
- a member of a people living in Sierra Leone and Liberia
- the Niger-Congo language of this people
See Mende in American Heritage Dictionary 4
noun pl. Mende Mende
- A language of the Mande branch of the Niger-Congo language family spoken in southern Sierra Leone and eastern Liberia.
- A member of a Mende-speaking people.
Origin: Mende mɛnde, tribal name