Malayalam

noun
Mal·​a·​ya·​lam | \ ˌma-lə-ˈyä-ləm How to pronounce Malayalam (audio) , ˌmä- \

Definition of Malayalam

: the Dravidian language of Kerala, southwest India, closely related to Tamil

First Known Use of Malayalam

1814, in the meaning defined above

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“Malayalam.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Malayalam. Accessed 3 Jun. 2020.

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