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Eskimo

noun [C]  us   /ˈes·kəˌmoʊ/ (plural Eskimos) (also Inuit)
a member of a group of people who live in the cold northern areas of North America, Russia, and Greenland Note: This word is considered offensive by some people. In Canada and Greenland, the preferred name is Inuit.
Translations of “Eskimo”
in Vietnamese người Eskimo…
in Spanish esquimal…
in Thai ชาวเอสกิโม…
in Malaysian Eskimo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 愛斯基摩人…
in Indonesian Eskimo…
in Russian эскимос…
in Turkish Eskimo…
in Chinese (Simplified) 爱斯基摩人…
in Polish Eskimos/ka…
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