bidarka

noun
bi·​dar·​ka | \ bī-ˈdär-kə \
variants: or less commonly baidarka \ bī-​ˈdär-​kə \ or bidarkee \ bī-​ˈdär-​kē \
plural -s

Definition of bidarka

: a portable boat made of skins stretched over wood frames and widely used by Alaskan coastal natives and Aleuts

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History and Etymology for bidarka

Russian baidarka, diminutive of baidara

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“Bidarka.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bidarka. Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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