Masai

Masai

[muh-sahy]
noun, plural Masais (especially collectively) Masai.
1.
a member of an African people inhabiting the highlands of Kenya and Tanzania and having a largely pastoral economy and a society based on the patrilineal clan.
2.
the Nilotic language of the Masai.
Also, Maasai.
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Masai (ˈmɑːsaɪ, mɑːˈsaɪ, ˈmæsaɪ)
 
n , -sais, -sai
1.  a member of a Nilotic people, formerly noted as warriors, living chiefly in Kenya and Tanzania
2.  the language of this people, belonging to the Nilotic group of the Nilo-Saharan family

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