inukshuk

/ (ɪˈnʊkʃʊk) /

noun plural inukshuks or inukshuit (ɪˈnʊkʃjuːɪt)

a stone used by the Inuit to mark a location

Nearby words

  1. intussuscipiens,
  2. intwine,
  3. intwist,
  4. inuit,
  5. inuk,
  6. inuktitut,
  7. inulase,
  8. inulin,
  9. inulin clearance,
  10. inunction

Word Origin for inukshuk

from Inuktitut, literally: something in the shape of a man

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