Yakut

noun
Ya·​kut | \ yəˈküt \
plural Yakut or Yakuts

Definition of Yakut

1a : a Turkic people of northeastern Siberia living mainly in the Lena river basin and practicing herding, crafts, and trading and in the south some agriculture
b : a member of such people
2 : the Turkic language of the Yakut people

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“Yakut.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Yakut. Accessed 22 January 2020.

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