[ uh-loot, al-ee-oot ]
/ əˈlut, ˈæl iˌut /
noun plural Al·euts, (especially collectively) Al·eut for 1.
Also Aleutian. a member of a people native to the Aleutian Islands and the western Alaska Peninsula who are related to the Inuit and Yupik.
the language of the Aleut, distantly related to Eskimo: a member of the Eskimo-Aleut family.
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Words nearby Aleut
, aleurone layer
, Aleutian Current
, Aleutian Islands
, Aleutian low
, Aleutian Range
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How to use Aleut in a sentence
The commenter said Dodson is not a full-blooded member of any tribe and is in fact one-quarter Aleut, not Inuit.
If it is warm weather, the Aleut will turn his skin skiff upside down, crawl into the hole head first and sleep there.
Gaff or paddle in hand, the Aleut leaps from rock to rock, or dashes among the tumbling beds of tossed kelp.
Let the wind roar above and the ice bang the shore rocks, the Aleut swathed in furs sleeps sound close to earth.
Savages warned him from the island, threatening death to the Aleut Indian hunters he had brought.
Possibly the Aleut understood some of this, for all at once he made a sudden spring and caught at his gun.
British Dictionary definitions for Aleut
a member of a people inhabiting the Aleutian Islands and SW Alaska, related to the Inuit
the language of this people, related to Inuktitut
Word Origin for Aleut
from Russian aleút, probably of Chukchi origin
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