of Kanara or its people, language or culture
- pl. -·rese′ any of a group of Kannada-speaking peoples living chiefly in Kanara
- The Kannada language. No longer in current use.
- A member of a Kannada-speaking people of southwest India. No longer in current use.
Origin of KanareseAlteration of Kannada Kanna&dlowdot;a + –ese.