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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A member of a Kannada-speaking people of southwest India.
  • n. See Kannada.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a Dravidian language spoken in southern India
  • n. a member of a Kannada-speaking group of people living chiefly in Kanara in southern India

Etymologies

Alteration of Kannada Kannaḍa + -ese.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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