Definition of Eskimo
1 plural Eskimo or Eskimos now sometimes offensive : a member of a group of peoples of northern Canada, Greenland, Alaska, and eastern Siberia
2 now sometimes offensive : any of the languages of the Eskimo peoples
Eskimoanplay \ˌe-skə-ˈmō-ən\ adjective
Origin and Etymology of eskimo
obsolete Esquimawe, probably from Spanish esquimao, from Montagnais (Algonquian language of eastern Canada) aiachkime8 Micmac, Eskimo; probably akin to modern Montagnais assime·w she laces a snowshoe, Ojibwa aškime·
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