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Masai

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noun Ma·sai \mä-ˈsī, ˈmä-ˌ\

Definition of Masai

plural

Masai

or

Masais

  1. 1 :  a member of a pastoral and hunting people of Kenya and Tanzania

  2. 2 :  the Nilotic language of the Masai people



Origin and Etymology of masai

Masai il-máásáì, a self-designation


First Known Use: 1857


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