Meaning of Mlimo in English:

Mlimo

(also M'limo, 'Mlimo, Mlimu)

Pronunciation /(ə)mˈliːməʊ/ /məˈliːməʊ/

noun

South African
  • 1rare A prophet, holy man; = Umlimo .

  • 2The supreme deity, God.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Journal of African History. From Ndebele mlimo, cognate with Southern Sotho molimo.