Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


Kurumbas, aborigines of the Nilghiri Hills, South India; one of the most degraded types of the human race - long black shaggy hair, very black complexion, bridge of nose depressed, gaping nostrils, projecting jaws, low stature, wild expression; seem to represent a primitive Negrito element, but now speak a rude dialect of the Malayalam (Dravidian) language.