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/ .
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023
How to use bidarka in a sentence
Across the hollow tendrils the old chief guided the bidarka silently, in a zigzag course.Wild Folk | Samuel Scoville
In reply to this the Aleut stooped down, went out of the door, and walked over to the bidarka, where it lay at the bank.
Once or twice he gently turned the prow of the bidarka, using the least possible motion.
A loud chant now broke from all the boatmen, who joined the head bidarka, all backing away from the struggling whale.
With a shout he called to the others to halt, and presently, pushing the bidarka out into the creek, he paddled across to them.
British Dictionary definitions for bidarka
a canoe covered in animal skins, esp sealskin, used by the Inuit of Alaska
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