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उत्कल (utkalam

  1. (perhaps fr. उद्-√कल्?) N. of the country Orissa (» ओड्र ; the word is interpreted to mean ‘the glorious country’ [Hunter] ; or ‘lying beyond, the outlying strip of land’ [Beames] ; according to others it merely means ‘the country of bird-catchers’)
  2. a porter, one who carries a burden or load.
  3. a fowler, bird-catcher.
  4. (plural) the inhabitants of the above country.