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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A member of a people of extreme northwest Russia along the coast of the White, Barents, and Kara Seas.
  • noun The Samoyed language of this people.

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  • proper noun a member of a people who live in the extreme northwest of Russia; the Samoyed.
  • proper noun the Samoyedic language spoken by these people.

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

  • noun a Uralic language spoken by a Samoyed of northern Siberia

Etymologies

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

[Nenets, human being, Nenets.]

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