I. \\ˈmō(ˌ)tü\ noun (plural motu or motus)
Usage: usually capitalized
a. : a Melanesian people in New Guinea
b. : a member of such people
2. : the language of the Motu people used in trade on the southeast coast of Papua New Guinea
II. noun (plural motu or motus)
Etymology: Maori, Tahitian, Tuamotuan, Marquesan, Samoan, & Tongan
: a Polynesian reef islet with vegetation

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