noun Canadian chiefly Arctic.

a white man; a European.

Origin of kabloona

1765–75; < Inuit qablunaaq, probably derivative of qava the South; association with qablu “eyebrow” has given rise to the spurious translation “person with big eyebrows”
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(in Canada) a person who is not of Inuit ancestry, esp a White person

Word Origin for Kabloona

from Inuktitut
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