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Definition of Eskimo

Eskimo
Whimbrel Whim"brel, n. [Cf. Whimper.] (Zo["o]l) Any one of several species of small curlews, especially the European species (Numenius ph[ae]opus), called also Jack curlew, half curlew, stone curlew, and tang whaup. See Illustration in Appendix. Hudsonian or, Eskimo, whimbreal, the Hudsonian curlew.
Eskimo
Eskimo Es"ki*mo, n.; pl. Eskimos. [Originally applied by the Algonquins to the Northern Indians, and meaning eaters of raw flesh.] (Ethnol.) One of a peculiar race inhabiting Arctic America and Greenland. In many respects the Eskimos resemble the Mongolian race. [Written also Esquimau.] Eskimo dog (Zo["o]l.), one of a breed of large and powerful dogs used by the Eskimos to draw sledges. It closely resembles the gray wolf, with which it is often crossed. Eskimo dog

Meaning of Eskimo from wikipedia

- Eskimo (/ˈɛskɪmoʊ/ ESS-kih-moh) or Eskimos are the indigenous peoples who have traditionally inhabited the northern cir****polar region from eastern Siberia...
- The American Eskimo Dog is a breed of companion dog, originating in Germany. The American Eskimo is a member of the Spitz family. The breed's progenitors...
- The Eskimo–Aleut languages (/ˌæliˈjuːt/), Eskaleut languages, or Inuit-Yupik-Unangan languages are a language family native to Alaska, the Canadian Arctic...
- An Eskimo kiss, also called nose kiss or nose rub, is the act of pressing the tip of one's nose against another's nose usually interpreted as a friendly...
- The Canadian Eskimo Dog is an Arctic breed of working dog. Other names include qimmiq or qimmit (Inuit language word for "dog"). They were brought from...
- Eskimo kinship is a category of kinship used to define family organization in anthropology. Identified by Lewis Henry Morgan in his 1871 work Systems of...
- Eskimo Pie is a brand name for a chocolate-covered vanilla ice cream bar wrapped in foil, the first such dessert sold in the United States. It is now marketed...
- Eskimo Callboy is a German metalcore band formed in Castrop-Rauxel in 2010. The first self-titled EP was self-released in 2010 and was distributed via...
- The claim that Eskimo languages (specifically, Yupik and Inuit) have an unusually large number of words for "snow", first loosely attributed to the work...
- Eskimo Joe is an Australian alternative rock band that was formed in 1997 by Stuart MacLeod, on lead guitar, Joel Quartermain, on drums and guitar, and...
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