Meaning of Tamil

Tam•il

Pronunciation: (tam'ul, tum'-, tä'mul), [key]
— n., pl. adj. -ils, -il,
—n.
  1. a member of a people of Dravidian stock of S India and Sri Lanka.
  2. the Dravidian language of the Tamils, spoken in India principally in Tamil Nadu state and in Sri Lanka on the N and E coasts.
—adj.
  1. of or pertaining to the Tamils or their language.
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