Main definitions of maas in English

: maas1Maas2

maas1

noun

mass nounSouth African
  • Thick, naturally soured milk.

    • ‘Whether you require process equipment for milk, maas, cheese or yoghurt, we have the technology and products to suite your requirements.’
    • ‘Siphosethu was sent to a spaza shop about 500 metres from her home at about 3pm on Wednesday to buy maas for her father.’
    • ‘Milk of Africa Amasi, or maas, is a thick, naturally soured milk, rather like yoghurt, enjoyed by many southern African people.’

Origin

Afrikaans, from Zulu amasi (plural), denoting curdled milk.

Pronunciation

maas

/mɑːs/

Main definitions of maas in English

: maas1Maas2

Maas2

proper noun

Pronunciation

Maas

/maːs/