mes·​san ˈme-sᵊn How to pronounce messan (audio)
chiefly Scotland

Word History


Middle English (Scots), from Scottish Gaelic measan

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of messan was in the 15th century

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Cite this Entry

“Messan.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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