: of or relating to an Eskimo culture in western Alaska of about a.d. 100–600 characterized by ivory carvings, finely chipped stone implements resembling Siberian artifacts, and villages of semiunderground earth lodges

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Ipiutak, locality near Point Hope, northwest Alaska, where remains of the culture were discovered

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“Ipiutak.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ipiutak. Accessed 28 Nov. 2023.

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