a sealskin boat used by primarily by the Alaskan Aleuts.
- Sometimes bi·da·ra [bahy-dahr-uh], /baɪˈdɑr ə/, bi·dar·kee [bahy-dahr-kee] /baɪˈdɑr ki/ .
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How to use bidarka in a sentence
Their ships take on board a certain number of natives, with their baidarkas, and implements of fishing and hunting.A Voyage Round the World, from 1806 to 1812 | Archibald Campbell
We quitted the hut on the 28th, in the canoes, which were baidarkas, with three seats in each.A Voyage Round the World, from 1806 to 1812 | Archibald Campbell
In May, the Koniagas set out in two-oared baidarkas 77 for distant islands, in search of sea-otter.The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft, Volume 1 | Hubert Howe Bancroft
Whales approach the coast of Kadiak in June, when the inhabitants pursue them in baidarkas.The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft, Volume 1 | Hubert Howe Bancroft
British Dictionary definitions for bidarka
a canoe covered in animal skins, esp sealskin, used by the Inuit of Alaska
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