from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A large open Inuit or Eskimo boat made of skins stretched on a wooden frame, usually propelled by paddles.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A large, open boat made of skins stretched over a wooden frame that is propelled by paddles; used by the Inuit for transportation.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The native name of the women's or larger kind of Eskimo boat, carrying ten or twelve people, and consisting of a wooden frame covered with sealskins, with several seats.
Inuit umiaq.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Western Canadian Inuktitut (umiaq, "women's boat"). (Wiktionary)