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noun, plural Tel·e·gus, (especially collectively) Tel·e·gu, adjective
  1. Telugu.
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Examples from the Web for telegu

Historical Examples of telegu

  • The name is said to be a corruption of the Telegu pandi-koku.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 2


  • The zemindars in the Telegu country still retain their estates with the proprietary rights of landlords.

    India Under British Rule

    James Talboys Wheeler

  • When assailed it grunts like a pig, hence its Telegu name Pandi-koku, from which the word bandicoot is derived.

British Dictionary definitions for telegu


noun, adjective
  1. a variant spelling of Telugu
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