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Chukchi

noun Chuk·chi \ˈchk-ˌchē\
plural Chukchi or Chukchis

Definition of CHUKCHI

1
:  a member of a Siberian people inhabiting the Chukchi Peninsula
2
:  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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