jungli

noun
jun·gli | \ ˈjəŋglē \
plural -s

Definition of jungli 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: an inhabitant of an Indian jungle

jungli

adjective
variants: or jungly \" \

Definition of jungli (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : inhabiting an Indian jungle : being or belonging to or characteristic of an inhabitant of such a jungle the jungli dialect was the only language we heard —S. T. Moyer

2 India : uncouth, unrefined a rude, jungli individual —Alan Moorehead

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Noun

jungle entry 1 + -i (as in Hindi)

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