Inuit

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noun In·u·it \ ˈi-nü-wət , -nyü- \
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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

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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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