Punuk

adjective Pu·nuk \ ˈpüˌnu̇k \

Definition of Punuk

:of or belonging to an Eskimo culture of northeastern Siberia, northwestern Alaska, and St. Lawrence Island of about a.d. 500–1000 characterized by sea-mammal hunting, knives and carving tools with iron points, and a circle and dot decorative design

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Origin and Etymology of punuk

from Punuk, group of islets southeast of Saint Lawrence Island in the Bering sea


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