also Innuit noun Etymology: Inuit inuit, plural of inuk person Date: 1765 1. plural Inuit or Inuits also Innuit or Innuits a. (1) the Eskimo people of North America and Greenland (2) the Eskimo people of Canada b. a member of such people 2. a. Eskimo 2 b. the group of Eskimo dialects spoken from northwestern Canada to Greenland

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