Associations to the word «Inuit»

Pictures for the word «Inuit»


INUIT, noun. Any of several Aboriginal peoples of coastal Arctic Canada, Alaska, and Greenland.
INUIT, noun. (nonstandard) Individual members of the Inuit peoples.
INUIT, proper noun. Inuktitut, the Inuit language.
INUIT, adjective. Of or pertaining to Inuit people, language, or culture.

Dictionary definition

INUIT, noun. A member of a people inhabiting the Arctic (northern Canada or Greenland or Alaska or eastern Siberia); the Algonquians called them Eskimo (`eaters of raw flesh') but they call themselves the Inuit (`the people').

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