noun, plural Tamils (especially collectively) Tamil.
a member of a people of Dravidian stock of S India and Sri Lanka.
the Dravidian language of the Tamils, spoken in India principally in Tamil Nadu state and in Sri Lanka on the N and E coasts.
of or relating to the Tamils or their language.
(pl) -ils, -il. a member of a mixed Dravidian and Caucasoid people of S India and Sri Lanka
the language of this people: the state language of Tamil Nadu, also spoken in Sri Lanka and elsewhere, belonging to the Dravidian family of languages
of or relating to this people or their language


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