maupok method

noun
mau·​pok method | \ ˈmau̇ˌpäk- \

Definition of maupok method

: an Eskimo method of hunting seals by waiting for them at breathing holes in the ice in order to spear them

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History and Etymology for maupok method

Eskimo maupok, literally, he waits

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“Maupok method.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/maupok%20method. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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