Itelmen

[ ee-tel-men ]
/ ˌi tɛlˈmɛn /

noun

a member of a small group of Paleo-Asiatic people inhabiting the Kamchatka peninsula in eastern Siberia.
the Chukotian language of the Itelmen people.

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Which of the following animal names traces its immediate origin to Portuguese?
Also called Kamchadal.
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