Definition of masula in English:

masula

(also massulah, masulah)

noun

  • A large surf-boat used on the Coromandel Coast of south-east India, especially for conveying passengers and goods between ships and the shore.

Origin

Late 17th century. Origin uncertain; perhaps from Marathi māsḷī or Konkani māsḷī fish, via Telugu and Tamil pronunciation.

Pronunciation

masula

/məˈsuːlə/