What does the word mahout mean?

Usage examples for mahout

  1. The mahout talked to her and patted her, and Kinka seemed to quite understand, nodding her head wisely, and touching his face and shoulders gently with the tip of her trunk. – Rataplan by Ellen Velvin
  2. Hawksworth noticed Arangbar suddenly order his mahout to hold back his elephant. – The Moghul by Thomas Hoover