Massachusett


Mas·sa·chu·sett

noun \ˌma-sə-ˈchü-sət, -zət also ˌmas-ˈchü-\
plural Massachusetts or Massachusett or Massachusets or Massachuset

Definition of MASSACHUSETT

1
:  a member of an American Indian people of Massachusetts
2
:  the extinct Algonquian language of the Massachusett people

Variants of MASSACHUSETT

Mas·sa·chu·sett or Mas·sa·chu·set \ˌma-sə-ˈchü-sət, -zət also ˌmas-ˈchü-\

Origin of MASSACHUSETT

Massachusett, a locality, literally, at the big hill
First Known Use: 1616

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