muktuk

noun
muk·​tuk | \ ˈmək-ˌtək How to pronounce muktuk (audio) \

Definition of muktuk

: whale skin used for food

Examples of muktuk in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web To make mikigaq, the whale meat and muktuk are cut in thin slices and mixed together with the tongue. Alena Naiden, Anchorage Daily News, 2 July 2022 Buser lamented that changes in this year’s race mean forgoing annual rituals, like receiving a bag of muktuk in Unalakleet each year from a family friend. Zachariah Hughes, Anchorage Daily News, 14 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of muktuk

1880, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for muktuk

Inuit maktak

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Cite this Entry

“Muktuk.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/muktuk. Accessed 30 Sep. 2022.

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