komatik

noun
ko·​mat·​ik | \ kō-ˈma-tik How to pronounce komatik (audio) \

Definition of komatik

: a sledge with wooden runners and crossbars lashed with rawhide used especially by the Inuit of eastern Canada

First Known Use of komatik

circa 1824, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for komatik

Inuit qamutik

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The first known use of komatik was circa 1824

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“Komatik.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/komatik. Accessed 24 Feb. 2021.

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