Definition of qiviut
: the wool of the undercoat of the musk ox
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Some species pile on the layers, like the arctic musk ox, whose soft undercoat—called qiviut—insulates them from minus 50 degree Fahrenheit temperatures.
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Origin and Etymology of qiviut
First Known Use: 1958See Words from the same year
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