Maasai

noun
Maa·​sai | \mä-ˈsī, ˈmä-ˌsī\
variants: or Masai
plural Maasai or Maasais or Masai or Masais

Definition of Maasai 

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

2 : the Nilotic language of the Maasai people

First Known Use of Maasai

1857, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Maasai

Maasai il-máásáì, a self-designation

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