Esquimau

noun
Es·​qui·​mau | \ ˈe-skə-ˌmō How to pronounce Esquimau (audio) \
plural Esquimau or Esquimaux\ ˈe-​skə-​ˌmō(z) How to pronounce Esquimaux (audio) \

Definition of Esquimau

First Known Use of Esquimau

1744, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Esquimau

French, from Montagnais (Algonquian language)

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“Esquimau.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Esquimau. Accessed 20 January 2020.

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