Aleut

[ uh-loot, al-ee-oot ]
/ əˈlut, ˈæl iˌut /

noun

Also Aleutian. a member of a people native to the Aleutian Islands and the western Alaska Peninsula who are related physically and culturally to the Eskimos.
the language of the Aleuts, distantly related to Eskimo: a member of the Eskimo-Aleut family.

QUIZZES

CAN YOU FEEL THE WEAL WITH THIS WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ?

Did you collect all of last week’s words, but eftsoons forget what they mean? Don’t worry, we’re here to jog your memory. See how many words from the week of May 18 to 24 you can get right!
Question 1 of 7
weal
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for aleut

British Dictionary definitions for aleut

Aleut
/ (æˈluːt, ˈæliːˌʊt) /

noun

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
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012