karNATa {As} m. pl.N. of a people and the country they inhabit (the modern Karnatic ; the name , however , was anciently applied to the central districts of the peninsula , including Mysore) VarBrS. Rajat. Kathas. &c. m. a king or inhabitant of Karnata Kathas. (in mus.) a particular Raga ({I}) f. a queen of Karnata Rajat. iv , 152 a kind of Mimosa L. (in mus.) a particular Ragini.