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Tamil - Definition

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Standard Definition

[n] the Dravidian language spoken since prehistoric times by the Tamil people in southern India and Sri Lanka
[n] a member of the mixed Dravidian and Caucasoid people of southern India and Sri Lanka
[adj] of or relating to a speaker of the Tamil language or the language itself; "the Tamil Tigers are fighting the Sinhalese in Sri Lanka"; "Tamil agglutinative phrases"

See Also...

Dravidian, South Dravidian

Misc. Definitions

\Ta"mil\, a. Of or pertaining to the Tamils, or to their language. [Written also {Tamul}.]
\Ta"mil\, n. [Written also Tamul.]
1. (Ethnol.) One of a Dravidian race of men native of Northern Ceylon and Southern India.
2. The Tamil language, the most important of the Dravidian languages. See {Dravidian}, a.