kamik

[kah-mik]

noun Canadian chiefly Eastern Arctic.

a mukluk made of sealskin.

Nearby words

  1. kamerlingh onnes, heike,
  2. kamerlingh-onnes,
  3. kamerun,
  4. kamet,
  5. kami,
  6. kamikaze,
  7. kamilaroi,
  8. kamina,
  9. kamloops,
  10. kamloops trout

Origin of kamik

Borrowed into English from Inuit around 1860–65

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British Dictionary definitions for kamik

kamik

noun

Canadian a traditional Inuit boot made of caribou hide or sealskin

Word Origin for kamik

from Inuktitut

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