Kanarese

noun
Kan·​a·​rese | \ ˌka-nə-ˈrēz How to pronounce Kanarese (audio) , -ˈrēs How to pronounce Kanarese (audio) \
plural Kanarese

Definition of Kanarese

2 : a member of a Kannada-speaking people of Karnataka, southern India

First Known Use of Kanarese

1847, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Kanarese

Kanara, India

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“Kanarese.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Kanarese. Accessed 18 January 2020.

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