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maas 1

Pronunciation: /mɑːs/

noun

[mass noun] South African
Thick, naturally soured milk.
Example sentences
  • Siphosethu was sent to a spaza shop about 500 metres from her home at about 3pm on Wednesday to buy maas for her father.
  • Whether you require process equipment for milk, maas, cheese or yoghurt, we have the technology and products to suite your requirements.
  • Milk of Africa Amasi, or maas, is a thick, naturally soured milk, rather like yoghurt, enjoyed by many southern African people.

Origin

Afrikaans, from Zulu amasi (plural), denoting curdled milk.

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Maas 2

Pronunciation: /maːs/
Dutch name for Meuse.

Words that rhyme with Maas

brass, carse, class, coup de grâce, farce, glass, grass, Grasse, impasse, Kars, kick-ass, kvass, Laplace, Madras, outclass, pass, sparse, stained glass, surpass, upper class, volte-face

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