1An Austro-Asiatic language of the North Munda group, spoken principally in Jharkhand state in eastern India.
2A speaker of Mundari.
Of, relating to, or designating Mundari or its speakers.
Late 19th century; earliest use found in Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal. Probably from Oriya Muṇḍārī or Bengali Muṇḍārī the Mundari language from Mundari Muṇḍā + -r-, Oriya or Bengali derivational suffix + -ī, feminine suffix forming language names.