Massachusett

noun
Mas·sa·chu·sett | \ˌma-sə-ˈchü-sət, -zət also ˌmas-ˈchü-\
variants: or Massachuset
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

First Known Use of Massachusett

1616, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Massachusett

Massachusett, a locality, literally, at the big hill

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