Toda

noun

To·​da
ˈtōdə
plural Todas also 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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Toda. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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