Esquimau

play
noun Es·qui·mau \ˈe-skə-ˌmō\

Definition of Esquimau

plural

Esquimau

or

Esquimaux

play \ˈe-skə-ˌmō(z)\
  1. :  eskimo

Origin and Etymology of esquimau

French, from Montagnais (Algonquian language)


First Known Use: 1744


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