inukshuk

/ (ɪˈnʊkʃʊk) /

noun plural inukshuks or inukshuit (ɪˈnʊkʃjuːɪt)

a stone used by the Inuit to mark a location

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Word Origin for inukshuk

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