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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

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; the Nilotic language of the Masai

Usage examples (37)
  • The Maasai are a semi-nomadic people who lived under a communal land management system.
  • ROBERTS: Yes, they're called the Maasai shoes.
  • Tender shoots and young leaves are chewed (Maasai).
  • Bark decoction given to children for fever (Maasai). for more
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