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Source of thread in suit woven for someone from central Africa? (5)


I believe the answer is:


'someone from central africa?' is the definition.
(African ethnic group)

'source of thread in suit woven' is the wordplay.
'source of' says to take the initial letters.
'in' means one lot of letters goes inside another.
'woven' indicates anagramming the letters.
The first letter of 'thread' is 't'.
'suit' with letters rearranged gives 'tusi'.
't' placed inside 'tusi' is 'TUTSI'.

'for' is the link.

(Other definitions for tutsi that I've seen before include "Rwandan Bantu" , "Rwandan people" , "Tribespeople" , "Bantu speaking people of Rwanda and Burundi" , "Ethnic group of Rwanda and Burundi" .)

I've seen this clue in The Guardian.
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