Okvik

adjective
Ok·​vik | \ ˈäkvik \

Definition of Okvik

: of or belonging to an early phase of the Old Bering Sea culture in northern Alaska and northeastern Siberia that produced an art style in which patterns suggesting scrolls are noticeable

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History and Etymology for Okvik

from Okvik, site on Punuk Island, S.E. of St. Lawrence Island in the Bering sea

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“Okvik.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Okvik. Accessed 18 Feb. 2020.

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