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Pronunciation of Mahout: Learn how to pronounce Mahout in English correctly

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Oxford dictionary definition of the word mahout:

noun
(in India and the East Indies) an elephant driver or keeper
Word Origin
C17: Hindi mahāut, from Sanskrit mahāmātra of great measure, originally a title
Example Sentences Including ‘mahout’

“Kimo bent his back and drove the craft forward’ a mahout of the deeps urging on a reluctant steed.
Ballard, J. G. RUSHING TO PARADISE
But by the time doctors reach the spot, it is usually too late to save the life of the mahout at the receiving end of his tusker’s anger.
INDIA TODAY (2003)
In front of the howdah on the beast’s skull sat a mahout , feet tucked up behind the animal’s flapping ears.
Leasor, James TANK OF SERPENTS
In her attempts at the traditionally male role of mahout , Casey challenges stereotypes of gender as well as disability with perfect charm.
TIMES, SUNDAY TIMES (2002)
The mahout would stop the elephant within ten feet of a tiger.
Thesiger, Wilfred MY KENYA DAYS
This is the story of Makbul, a boy who longs to become a mahout , or elephant handler, with working elephants who clear the jungle.
GLOBE AND MAIL (2003)
`I examined this particular elephant’s eyes afterwards, and the mahout admitted he had done this.
Leasor, James TANK OF SERPENTS