Tam·il /ˈtæməl, ˈtɑ-/
Ta·mil a. Of or pertaining to the Tamils, or to their language. [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.
adj : of or relating to a speaker of the Tamil language or the
language itself; "the Tamil Tigers are fighting the
Sinhalese in Sri Lanka"; "Tamil agglutinative phrases"
n 1: a member of the mixed Dravidian and Caucasoid people of
southern India and Sri Lanka
2: the Dravidian language spoken since prehistoric times by the
Tamil people in southern India and Sri Lanka