Definition of Yukaghir
1a : a group of formerly populous peoples of northeastern Siberia surviving along the southern tributaries of the Kolyma river above Verkhne Kolymsk and having a culture of the Tungus type b : a member of any of such peoples
2a : the language of the Yukaghir people b : a family of languages of which only Yukaghir is still extant or well-known — see paleosiberian
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