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from The American HeritageĀ® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An Eskimo.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. Eskimo (the language)
  • proper n. Eskimo (the group of people)
  • n. Eskimo (a member of the group)

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Same as Eskimo.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See Eskimo.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the language spoken by the Eskimo
  • n. a member of a people inhabiting the Arctic (northern Canada or Greenland or Alaska or eastern Siberia); the Algonquians called them Eskimo (`eaters of raw flesh') but they call themselves the Inuit (`the people')

Etymologies

French, sing. of Esquimaux, Eskimo; see Eskimo.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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