Eskimo
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈɛs.kɪ.moʊ/
Proper noun
  1. A group of indigenous peoples inhabiting the Arctic, from Siberia, through Alaska and Northern Canada, to Greenland, including the Inuit and Yupik.
  2. Any of the languages of the Eskimo.
Synonyms
  • Inuit (but see usage notes)
Related terms Translations Translations Noun

Eskimo

  1. A member of any of the Eskimo peoples.
  2. A dog of the American Eskimo Dog breed.
    • 1958, Henry P. Davis, The Modern Dog Encyclopedia (page 292)
      Yet many pure-bred, if unregistered, Eskimos are still kept along the Canadian border for use in sled racing.
  3. (Canadian football) A team member of the Canadian Football League's Edmonton Eskimos.
Translations Adjective

Eskimo

  1. Of or relating to the Eskimo peoples.
  2. In, of, or relating to the Eskimo languages.
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