msasa

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Shona musasa.

Noun[edit]

msasa (plural msasas)

  1. A tree of Central Africa, Brachystegia spiciformis. [from 20th c.]
    • 1954, Doris Lessing, A Proper Marriage, HarperPerennial 1995, p. 285:
      From a big msasa tree that shaded the veranda a pigeon was cooing regularly.

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Swahili[edit]

Noun[edit]

msasa (m-mi class, plural misasa)

  1. sandpaper (paper coated with abrasive material)


This Swahili entry was created from the translations listed at sandpaper. It may be less reliable than other entries, and may be missing parts of speech or additional senses. Please also see msasa in the Swahili Wiktionary. This notice will be removed when the entry is checked. (more information) July 2009