a family group of relevant ethnicities and languages mainly in Southern India, Northeast Sri Lanka, and components of Pakistan, and Bangladesh.
Any of the languages of these aboriginal individuals; Dravidic.
Of or related to the Dravida.
Of or with respect to Dravida or Dravira, an old province of south Asia: especially placed on a family group of tongues spoken in south India and Ceylon, supposed by some becoming Scythian or Ural-Altaic, by other people to represent a completely independent group of languages. It includes Tamil, Telugu, Canarese, Malayālam or Malabar, Tulu, etc. also referred to as Tamilian.