- pl. -·lus or -·lu a member of a people living mainly in KwaZulu-Natal province, South Africa
- the Bantu language of this people, closely related to Xhosa
of the Zulus or their language or culture
nounpl. Zulu or Zu·lus
- A member of a Bantu people of southeast Africa, primarily inhabiting northeast Natal province in South Africa.
- The Nguni language of this people, closely related to Xhosa.
- Pertaining to the Zulu people, culture, or language.
From Zulu umZulu.