amaut

amowt

/ (əˈmaʊt) /

noun

Canadian a hood on an Inuit woman's parka for carrying a child

Nearby words

  1. amatungula,
  2. amaurosis,
  3. amaurosis congenita of leber,
  4. amaurosis fugax,
  5. amaurotic pupil,
  6. amaze,
  7. amazeballs,
  8. amazed,
  9. amazement,
  10. amazia

Word Origin for amaut

from Inuktitut

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Examples from the Web for amaut

  • 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