koomkie

noun
koom·​kie | \ ˈkümkē \
variants: or koonkie \ -​ünkē , -​üŋkē \
plural -s

Definition of koomkie

: a trained usually female elephant used in India to decoy and train wild male elephants

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History and Etymology for koomkie

Hindi kumakī helper, from Persian

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“Koomkie.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/koomkie. Accessed 25 Jun. 2022.

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