Masai

Masai

prop. n. 1. A Nilotic language.
[WordNet 1.5]

2. An African tribe inhabiting parts of Kenya and Tanzania.
[PJC]

Picture of Masai women and children standing by the roadside.
(Photographed in Kenya 1983 by PJC)



[PJC]

{

Mas*ca"gnin

(?),

Mas*ca"gnite

(?), } n. [Cf. F. mascagnin.] (Min.) Native sulphate of ammonia, found in volcanic districts; -- so named from Mascagni, who discovered it.
[1913 Webster]

 

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