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Related to fundi: fungi
Plural of fundus.
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(Professions) E African a person skilled in repairing or maintaining machinery; mechanic
[C20: from Swahili]
South African an expert
[C20: from Nguni umfindisi a teacher]
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noun (S. African) expert, authority, specialist, professional, master, pro (informal), ace (informal), genius, guru, pundit, buff (informal), maestro, virtuoso, boffin (Brit. informal), hotshot (informal), past master, dab hand (Brit. informal), wonk (informal), maven (U.S.) The local fundi are wonderfully adept and have created a car adapted to hunting.
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