Definition of Msasa

1. Noun. Small shrubby African tree having compound leaves and racemes of small fragrant green flowers.

Exact synonyms: Brachystegia Speciformis
Group relationships: Brachystegia, Genus Brachystegia
Generic synonyms: Tree



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Msasa

mp
mph
mpororoite
mpreg
mpret
mprets
mridang
mridanga
mridangam
mridangams
mridangas
mridangs
mrigal
mroseite
msasa (current term)
mscf
msec
msgs
msh
msh-releasing hormone
msh release-inhibiting hormone
mtDNA
mtRNA
mtg.
mth
mths
mu
mu's
mu-meson

Literary usage of Msasa

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1879)
"Looking eastward, wo could trace their valleys between the dark forest ridges till they unite not far from msasa. Over the ridge on which msasa stands (and ..."

2. A Cyclopædic Dictionary of the Mang'anja Language Spoken in British Central by David Clement Ruffelle Scott (1892)
"msasa, I., A TEMPORARY HUT, hastily thrown up ; it is built with a cross stick along the top, and long sticks supporting it, central and side sticks, ..."

3. An English-Nyanja Dictionary of the Nyanja Language Spoken in British by Robert Laws (1894)
"T has in Chinyanja the sound of í in ten. Tabernacle, re. msasa and ... misasa. vi Ku kala m' msasa. Table, re. Gome, (la) magome. Table-cloth, re. ..."

4. Fraser's Magazine for Town and Country (1866)
"She is bound to secresy as regards the rite by an oath by her mother, and then taken to some far-off recess in the bush, where she is seated under a ' msasa ..."

5. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1879)
"Looking eastward, wo could trace their valleys between the dark forest ridges till they unite not far from msasa. Over the ridge on which msasa stands (and ..."

6. A Cyclopædic Dictionary of the Mang'anja Language Spoken in British Central by David Clement Ruffelle Scott (1892)
"msasa, I., A TEMPORARY HUT, hastily thrown up ; it is built with a cross stick along the top, and long sticks supporting it, central and side sticks, ..."

7. An English-Nyanja Dictionary of the Nyanja Language Spoken in British by Robert Laws (1894)
"T has in Chinyanja the sound of í in ten. Tabernacle, re. msasa and ... misasa. vi Ku kala m' msasa. Table, re. Gome, (la) magome. Table-cloth, re. ..."

8. Fraser's Magazine for Town and Country (1866)
"She is bound to secresy as regards the rite by an oath by her mother, and then taken to some far-off recess in the bush, where she is seated under a ' msasa ..."

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