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kamik

[ kah-mik ]
/ ˈkɑ mɪk /
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noun Canadian chiefly Eastern Arctic.

a mukluk made of sealskin.

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Origin of kamik

Borrowed into English from Inuit around 1860–65
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British Dictionary definitions for kamik

kamik
/ (ˈkɑːmɪk) /

noun

Canadian a traditional Inuit boot made of caribou hide or sealskin

Word Origin for kamik

from Inuktitut
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