Definition of conicopoly
in the Madras area
: a native accountant or clerk
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Origin and Etymology of conicopoly
Tamil kaṇakkappiḷḷai, from kaṇakkan accountant (from Sanskrit gaṇaka mathematician, astrologer, from gaṇayati he reckons, from gaṇa series, multitude) + piḷḷai child (respectful title of certain castes)
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