Beothuk

noun

Be·​o·​thuk
bē-ˈȯ-thək
plural Beothuk or Beothuks
1
a
: an extinct Indian people of Newfoundland
b
: a member of such people
2
: a language of the Beothuk people that is of unknown relationship
beothukan
bē-ˈȯ-thə-kən
adjective

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“Beothuk.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Beothuk. Accessed 6 Dec. 2022.

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