a Sri Lankan aborigine.
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Vedda or Veddah (ˈvɛdə)
n , pl -da, -das, -dah, -dahs
a member of an aboriginal people of Sri Lanka, characterized by slender build, dark complexion, and wavy hair, noted for their Stone Age technology
[C17: from Sinhalese: hunter, of Dravidian origin]
Veddah or Veddah
[C17: from Sinhalese: hunter, of Dravidian origin]

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