Tel·u·gu also Tel·e·gu (tĕlə-g′)
n. pl. Telugu or Tel·u·gus also Telegu or Tel·e·gus
1. A Dravidian language spoken in central India.
2. A member of the Dravidian people who speak Telugu.
Of or relating to Telugu, its speakers, or their culture.
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