[ mas-uh-choo-sit ]

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.

Origin of Massachusett

1610–20, Americanism; the Massachusett name of Great Blue Hill south of Boston, literally, at the big hill

Words Nearby Massachusett Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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