angakok

or an·ge·kok

[ ang-guh-kok ]
/ ˈæŋ gəˌkɒk /
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noun

a shaman in Eskimo society.

Nearby words

  1. anfinsen,
  2. anfractuosity,
  3. anfractuous,
  4. ang,
  5. anga,
  6. angara,
  7. angarsk,
  8. angary,
  9. angashore,
  10. angel

Origin of angakok

1760–70; < German < Inuit (Greenlandic) angeqok

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