noun Etymology: Russian Date: 1780 1. a member of a people of the Aleutian and Shumagin islands and the western part of Alaska Peninsula 2. the language of the Aleuts

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  • Aleut — n. a member of the people inhabiting the Aleutian Islands. Same as {Aleutian}, n. Syn: Aleutian. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Aleut — [al′ē o͞ot΄, al′yo͞ot΄, ə lo͞ot′] n. [Russ < ? Chukchi aliuit, islanders ] 1. pl. Aleuts or Aleut a member of an indigenous people of the Aleutian Islands and parts of mainland Alaska 2. the language of this people, related to Eskimo adj. of… …   English World dictionary

  • Aleut — native of the Aleutian Islands, 1780, of unknown origin, probably from a native word. First applied by Russian explorers c.1750, perhaps from Alut, name of a coastal village in Kamchatka [Bright]. Their name for themselves is unangax …   Etymology dictionary

  • Aleut — Infobox Ethnic group group = Aleut Traditional Aleut dress pop = 17,000 to 18,000 region1 = flagcountry|United States pop1 = 17,000 [including 5,000 part AleutFact|date=February 2007] ref1 = region2 = flagcountry|Russia pop2 = 700 ref2 =… …   Wikipedia

  • Aleut — /euh looht , al ee ooht /, n. 1. Also, Aleutian. a member of a people native to the Aleutian Islands and the western Alaska Peninsula who are related physically and culturally to the Eskimos. 2. the language of the Aleuts, distantly related to… …   Universalium

  • Aleut — noun 1. a member of the people inhabiting the Aleutian Islands and southwestern Alaska • Syn: ↑Aleutian • Hypernyms: ↑Indian, ↑American Indian, ↑Red Indian 2. a community of Native Americans who speak an Eskimo Aleut language and inhabit the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Aleut — /əˈlut/ (say uh looht) noun 1. the indigenous people of the Aleutian Islands, related to the Inuits. 2. (plural Aleuts or Aleut) a member of this people. 3. the language spoken by this people, of the Eskimo Aleut family. –Aleutian /əˈluʃən/ (say… …   Australian English dictionary

  • aleut — is. Aleut və Komandor adalarının əsas əhalisinin adı və bu əhaliyə mənsub adam …   Azərbaycan dilinin izahlı lüğəti

  • Aleut — 1. adjective /ˌæliːˈuːt,ˈæliːˌuːt,əluːt/ Of the Aleutian Islands, their inhabitants or their language. Syn: Aleutian 2. noun /ˌæliːˈuːt,ˈæliːˌuːt,əluːt/ a) A native or inhabitant of the Aleutian Islands …   Wiktionary

  • Aleut — ISO 639 3 Code : ale ISO 639 2/B Code : ale ISO 639 2/T Code : ale ISO 639 1 Code : Scope : Individual Language Type : Living …   Names of Languages ISO 639-3

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