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amaut

/əˈmaʊt/
noun
1.
(Canadian) a hood on an Inuit woman's parka for carrying a child
Word Origin
from Inuktitut
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  • As the amaut is lined both inside and out with reindeer- or seal-skin, this pouch makes a nice warm nest for the child.

    Eskimo Life Fridtjof Nansen

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