noun \ˈchk-ˌchē\
plural Chukchi or Chukchis

Definition of CHUKCHI

:  a member of a Siberian people inhabiting the Chukchi Peninsula
:  the language of the Chukchi people

Origin of CHUKCHI

Russian chukcha (plural chukchi), probably ultimately from Chukchi čavčəv reindeer breeder
First Known Use: 1780


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