mahout

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English[edit]

Mahout on an elephant.

Etymology[edit]

Hindi महावत(mahāvat), from Sanskrit महामात्र(mahāmātra, high official), from मह(maha, great) + मात्र(mātra, measure)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /məˈhaʊt/, /məˈhuːt/

Noun[edit]

mahout ‎(plural mahouts)

  1. an elephant driver and keeper

Translations[edit]

Verb[edit]

mahout ‎(third-person singular simple present mahouts, present participle mahouting, simple past and past participle mahouted)

  1. drive elephants

Quotations[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

mahout m ‎(plural mahouts)

  1. mahout