[mas-uh-saw-guh] /ˌmæs əˈsɔ gə/
a small rattlesnake, Sistrurus catenatus, ranging from the Great Lakes to the Mexican border.
a North American venomous snake, Sistrurus catenatus, that has a horny rattle at the end of the tail: family Crotalidae (pit vipers)
[mas-uh-soit] /ˈmæs əˌsɔɪt/ noun 1. c1580–1661, North American Indian leader: sachem of the Wampanoag tribe; negotiator of peace treaty with the Pilgrims 1621 (father of King Philip). /ˈmæsəˌsɔɪt/ noun 1. died 1661, Wampanoag Indian chief, who negotiated peace with the Pilgrim Fathers (1621)
noun a noun denoting a collection of people or things; also called group noun
[muh-sah-wuh] /məˈsɑ wə/ noun 1. a seaport in E Eritrea, in N Ethiopia, on the Red Sea.
noun 1. (def 1).