Inuit

noun In·u·it \ ˈi-nü-wət , -nyü- \
variants: or less commonly

Definition of Inuit

1 plural Inuit or Inuits also Innuit or Innuits
a (1) :the Eskimo people of North America and Greenland
(2) :the Eskimo people of Canada
b :a member of such people
2 a :eskimo 2
b :the group of Eskimo dialects spoken from northwestern Canada to Greenland

Origin and Etymology of inuit

Inuit inuit, plural of inuk person


INUIT Defined for English Language Learners

Inuit

noun

Definition of Inuit for English Language Learners

  • : a member of a group of native people of northern North America and Greenland

  • : the language of the Inuit people


INUIT Defined for Kids

Inuit

noun In·u·it \ ˈi-nü-wət , -nyü- \

Definition of Inuit for Students

plural Inuit or Inuits
1 :a member of the Eskimo people of the arctic regions of North America
2 :any of the languages of the Inuit people

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