Muktuk definition

mŭktŭk
The skin and blubber of a whale, traditionally used as food by the Inuit.
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Whale blubber and skin, eaten as food.
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Blubber and skin of a whale eaten as food.
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Origin of muktuk

  • Inuit maktak

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Inuktitut (Western Canadian Inuktitut) ᒪᖅᑕᖅ (maqtaq) and Inupiak maktak (“whaleskin with attached blubber").

    From Wiktionary