cornaca

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sinhalese කූරුව-නායක (kūruva-nāyaka, elephant trainer), from කූරුව (kūruva, elephant department) + Sanskrit नायक (nāyaka, guide, leader).

Noun[edit]

cornaca m (plural cornacas)

  1. mahout (elephant driver and keeper)

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese cornaca.

Noun[edit]

cornaca m (plural cornacas)

  1. elephant guide, elephant trainer, mahout