Kanarese

noun

Kan·​a·​rese ˌka-nə-ˈrēz How to pronounce Kanarese (audio) -ˈrēs How to pronounce Kanarese (audio)
plural Kanarese
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: a member of a Kannada-speaking people of Karnataka, southern India

Word History

Etymology

Kanara, India

First Known Use

1847, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of Kanarese was in 1847

Dictionary Entries Near Kanarese

Cite this Entry

“Kanarese.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Kanarese. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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