Yakut

noun

Ya·​kut
yəˈküt
plural Yakut or Yakuts
1
a
: 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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Yakut. Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

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