- Alternative form of Samoyed.
Variant of Samoyed
- a member of a group of peoples living in N Siberia and the Taimyr Peninsula
- any of a group of Uralic languages spoken by the Samoyeds
- any of a breed of strong working dog with a thick, white coat, erect ears, and a tail rolled over the back: developed in Siberia as a sled dog
Origin of SamoyedRussian samoed, literally , self-eater, cannibal, altered ; from Lapp name samo- (see samovar) + base of jĕdá, food: for Indo-European base see eat
of the Samoyeds or their languages or culture
Also sp. (for Samoyed & & )Samoyede