To·​da | \ ˈtōdə \
plural Todas also Toda

Definition of Toda

1 : one of an aboriginal polyandrous people that reside in the Nilgiri Hills of southern India and in Sri Lanka, that lead a peaceful pastoral life, and that practice a religion which is organized around the care and veneration of cattle and especially the buffalo
2 : the Dravidian language of the Todas

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“Toda.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 19 January 2020.

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