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angakok

or an·ge·kok

[ ang-guh-kok ]
/ ˈæŋ gəˌkɒk /
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noun

a shaman in Inuit society.

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Origin of angakok

First recorded in 1760–70; from German, from Inuit (Greenlandic) angeqok
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