See also: messing

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EtymologyEdit

Middle High German messinc, perhaps derived from Ancient Greek Μοσσύνοικοι(Mossúnoikoi, Mossynoeci), the name of an ancient people connected with metallurgy; or alternatively from Latin, Old High German massa(lump (of metal)).
Compare Saterland Frisian Mäsken(brass).

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Messing n ‎(genitive Messings, no plural)

  1. brass

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