Eskimo definition

  • noun:
    • A group of individuals inhabiting the Arctic coastal areas of united states and elements of Greenland and northeast Siberia.
    • an associate of every of those peoples. See Usage Note at Local United States.
    • some of the languages for the Eskimo individuals.
    • a part of any of the Eskimo peoples.
    • certainly one of a peculiar race inhabiting Arctic The united states and Greenland. In many respects the Eskimos resemble the Mongolian competition.
    • among a race inhabiting Greenland and elements of arctic The united states and Asia (from the Bering water), on or nearby the coasts.
    • an associate of a people inhabiting the Arctic (northern Canada or Greenland or Alaska or east Siberia); the Algonquians labeled as all of them Eskimo (`eaters of raw flesh') but they call themselves the Inuit (`the individuals')
    • the language talked by the Eskimo
  • proper-noun:
    • a team of native peoples inhabiting the Arctic, from Siberia, through Alaska and Northern Canada, to Greenland, like the Inuit and Yupik.
    • Any of the languages for the Eskimo.
  • adjective:
    • Of or concerning the Eskimo peoples.
    • In, of, or concerning the Eskimo languages.
  • others:
    • Of or related to the Eskimos.

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