Definition of msasa in English:


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Pronunciation: /(ə)mˈsɑːsə/

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  • A tree of central Africa (especially Zimbabwe), with fragrant white flowers and compound leaves which are crimson and bronze in spring.
    • Brachystegia spiciformis, family Leguminosae


early 20th century: from Shona.

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