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esquimau meaning and definition

ESQUIMAU noun

Definition of Esquimau (noun)

  1. a member of a people inhabiting the Arctic (northern Canada or Greenland or Alaska or eastern Siberia); the Algonquians called them Eskimo (`eaters of raw flesh') but they call themselves the Inuit (`the people')
  2. the language spoken by the Eskimo
Source: Princeton University Wordnet