Definition of mahout in English:

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mahout

Pronunciation: /məˈhaʊt/

noun

(In South and SE Asia) a person who works with and rides an elephant.
Example sentences
  • Displaying their talents, these giants will perform shows such trunk painting and a mock elephant battle ridden by mahouts.
  • Walking down memory lane, Dr Paramesh spoke of how the company's founder-father M Manal chanced upon a herb that mahouts used to calm elephants and began to experiment with its benefits for humans.
  • He also won awards for Man and Elephant, the love story of a mahout and an elephant, which was been shown on 100 television channels internationally.

Origin

From Hindi mahāvat.

Words that rhyme with mahout

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