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msasa

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Pronunciation: /(ə)mˈsɑːsə/

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Definition of msasa in English:

noun

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

Origin

early 20th century: from Shona.

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