Canarese


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Canarese

(ˌkænəˈriːz)
n, pl -rese
1. (Languages) a variant spelling of Kanarese
2. (Peoples) a variant spelling of Kanarese
3. (Historical Terms) a variant spelling of Kanarese
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Noun1.Canarese - a member of a Kannada-speaking group of people living chiefly in Kanara in southern India
Dravidian - a member of one of the aboriginal races of India (pushed south by Caucasians and now mixed with them)
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wootz), which source cites an article published in 1795 as the first attestation of the word in English and then observes: "The word has never since been recognised as the name of steel in any language, and it would seem to have originated in some clerical error, or misreading, very possible for wook, representing the Canarese ukku (pron.