noun, plural Mas·sa·chu·setts, (especially collectively) Mas·sa·chu·sett for 1.
  1. a member of an extinct tribe of North American Indians of eastern Massachusetts.
  2. the extinct Algonquian language of the Massachusett and Wampanoag Indians.
Also Mas·sa·chu·set, Massachusetts.

Origin of Massachusett

1610–20, Americanism; the Massachusett name of Great Blue Hill south of Boston, literally, at the big hill Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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