komatik

noun

ko·​mat·​ik kō-ˈma-tik How to pronounce komatik (audio)
: a sledge with wooden runners and crossbars lashed with rawhide used especially by the Inuit of eastern Canada

Word History

Etymology

Inuit qamutik

First Known Use

circa 1824, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of komatik was circa 1824

Dictionary Entries Near komatik

Cite this Entry

“Komatik.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/komatik. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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