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