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muktuk

or mak·tak

[muhk-tuhk]
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noun
  1. the blubber and skin of a whale when eaten as a food, raw or cooked.
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Examples from the Web for muktuk

Historical Examples

  • The wedding breakfast consisted of seal-meat, frozen rotten fish, and muktuk (whale-meat).

    The New North

    Agnes Deans Cameron


British Dictionary definitions for muktuk

muktuk

noun
  1. Canadian the thin outer skin of the beluga, used as food

Word Origin

from Inuktitut
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