- Innuit 1765, from Inupiaq Eskimo inuit "people," plural of inuk "man, person."
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Innuit — In nu*it, n. [Native name.] (Ethnol.) An Eskimo. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
Innuit — Innuit, s. Eskimo … Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon
Innuit — Innuīt (Inuit), einheimischer Name für Eskimo (s.d.) … Kleines Konversations-Lexikon
Innuit — /in ooh it, yooh /, n., pl. Innuits, (esp. collectively) Innuit. Inuit. * * * … Universalium
Innuit — variant of Inuit … New Collegiate Dictionary
innuit — n. member of the people who inhabit Arctic regions of North America and Greenland (called Eskimo in Algonquian) n. native people who inhabit Arctic regions of North America and Greenland (called Eskimo by the Algonquians); any of several dialects … English contemporary dictionary
Innuit — noun (U) another spelling of Inuit … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
Innuit — noun (C) a member of a race of people living in the very cold northern areas of North America compare Eskimo Inuit adjective … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
innuit — in·nu·it … English syllables
Innuit — In•nu•it [[t]ˈɪn u ɪt, yu [/t]] n. pl. its, (esp. collectively) it. peo Inuit … From formal English to slang