mas·​sa | \ ˈma-sə How to pronounce massa (audio) \

Definition of massa

: master

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The Democratic Party is the proverbial plantation from which black people are afraid to run because our massa is slightly more benevolent than the other slave owners. Michael Harriot, The Root, "The Root’s Clapback Mailbag: Insert Clever Title Here," 22 Dec. 2017

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First Known Use of massa

1766, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for massa

by alteration

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