noun Etymology: Yupik maklak bearded seal Date: 1868 1. a sealskin or reindeer-skin boot worn by Eskimos 2. a boot often of duck with a soft leather sole and worn over several pairs of socks

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  • mukluk — /muk luk/, n. 1. a soft boot worn by Eskimos, often lined with fur and usually made of sealskin or reindeer skin. 2. a similar boot with a soft sole, usually worn for lounging. Also, mucluc, muckluck. [1865 70, Amer.; < Yupik maklak bearded seal …   Universalium

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