angakok

noun
an·ga·kok
variants: or less commonly angekok \ˈaŋgəˌkäk \
plural angakoks also angekoks\-ˌkäks \

Definition of angakok 

: an Eskimo medicine man or shaman

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First Known Use of angakok

1767, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for angakok

borrowed from Inuit (Greenlandic and Eastern Canadian) aŋakkuk

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