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kabloona

[kab-loo-nuh] /kæbˈlu nə/
noun, Canadian chiefly Arctic.
1.
a white man; a European.
Origin of kabloona
1765-1775
1765-75; < Inuit qablunaaq, probably derivative of qava the South; association with qablu “eyebrow” has given rise to the spurious translation “person with big eyebrows”
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Kabloona

/kəˈbluːnə/
noun
1.
(in Canada) a person who is not of Inuit ancestry, esp a White person
Word Origin
from Inuktitut
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