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- n. A member of a race of native people encountered by early Norse settlers to Greenland, often equated with Inuit or American Indians.
- n. A little-known language once spoken by the now extinct Beothuk Indians of Newfoundland (also called Beothuk or Red Indian).
After Old Norse Skrælingar (plural), the Norse name for the native inhabitants of Greenland. (Wiktionary)