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Tamed
Tameless
Tamelessness
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Tamerlane
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Tamias striatus
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Tamiasciurus douglasi
Tamiasciurus hudsonicus
tamic
Tamil Eelam
Tamil Nadu
Tamil Tigers
Tamilian
Tamine
Taming
Taminy
Tamis
Tamis bird
Tamkin
Tamm
Tammany
Tammany Hall

Tamil definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: of or relating to a speaker of the Tamil language or the language itself; "Tamil agglutinative phrases" n
1: a member of the mixed Dravidian and Caucasian people of southern India and Sri Lanka
2: the Dravidian language spoken since prehistoric times by the Tamil in southern India and Sri Lanka

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: Tamil Tami?; akin to Pali Dami?a, a Dravidian-speaking people, Sanskrit Dravida Date: 1734 1. a Dravidian language of Tamil Nadu state, India, and of northern and eastern Sri Lanka 2. a Tamil-speaking person or a descendant of Tamil-speaking ancestors

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. & adj. --n. 1 a member of a Dravidian people inhabiting South India and Sri Lanka. 2 the language of this people. --adj. of this people or their language. Derivatives: Tamilian adj. Etymology: native name Tamil, rel. to DRAVIDIAN

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Tamil Ta"mil, a. Of or pertaining to the Tamils, or to their language. [Written also Tamul.]

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Tamil Ta"mil, n. [Written also Tamul.] 1. (Ethnol.) One of a Dravidian race of men native of Northern Ceylon and Southern India. 2. The Tamil language, the most important of the Dravidian languages. See Dravidian, a.



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