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- n. A condition affecting dogs or other animals in the Arctic, characterized by aggressive behavior and seizures.
- n. A condition affecting the Inuit peoples in winter, characterised by a period of frenzied activity or irrational behaviour, followed by unconsciousness or stupor.
From Inuktun *pivliRuRtuq ("is mad, has hysteria or fever"). (Wiktionary)