noun Yu·pik \ˈyü-pək\
plural Yupiks or Yupik

Definition of YUPIK

:  the language of the Eskimo people of southwestern Alaska
:  a member of the Yupik-speaking people

Origin of YUPIK

Central Alaskan Yupik yúppik, literally, authentic person
First Known Use: 1951


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