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komatik

[ koh-mat-ik ]
/ koʊˈmæt ɪk /
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noun
a sled made by binding crossbars to wooden runners with rawhide, invented and first used by the Inuit of northern Canada.
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Origin of komatik

First recorded in 1815–25, komatik is from the Inuit word qamutik
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British Dictionary definitions for komatik

komatik
/ (ˈkəʊmætɪk) /

noun
a sledge having wooden runners and crossbars bound with rawhide, used by the Inuit and other related peoples

Word Origin for komatik

C20: from Inuktitut (Labrador)
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