Oomiac
Oomiac Oo"mi*ac, Oomiak Oo"mi*ak, n. A long, broad boat used by the Eskimos. [1913 Webster]

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  • oomiac — or oomiak [o͞o′mē ak΄] n. UMIAK * * * …   Universalium

  • oomiac — or oomiak [o͞o′mē ak΄] n. UMIAK …   English World dictionary

  • Oomiak — Oomiac Oo mi*ac, Oomiak Oo mi*ak, n. A long, broad boat used by the Eskimos. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Umiak — in Barrow, Alaska The umiak, umialak, umiaq, umiac, oomiac or oomiak is a type of boat used by Eskimo people, both Yupik and Inuit, and was originally found in all coastal areas from Siberia to Greenland …   Wikipedia

  • Eskimo — (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. Innuit, Alaskan, Aleut, Yuit. WORD FIND • boat: umiak, oomiac, kayak • boot: mukluk • dog: husky, malamute • hooded jacket: anorak, parka • house: igloo, topek • sledge: komatik …   English dictionary for students

  • u|mi|ack — u|mi|ak or u|mi|ack «OO mee ak», noun. an open boat used by the Inuit made of skins covering a wooden or bone frame and worked by paddles. The umiak is very much broader and usually longer than a kayak. It is used especially by the women of a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • u|mi|ak — or u|mi|ack «OO mee ak», noun. an open boat used by the Inuit made of skins covering a wooden or bone frame and worked by paddles. The umiak is very much broader and usually longer than a kayak. It is used especially by the women of a family or… …   Useful english dictionary

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