Origin of malamute
Examples from the Web for malamute
Historical Examples of malamute
The day following his arrival, he had set out for Malamute with a hired outfit.
Jim Maxwell, in truth, was wondering as to his exact purpose in going to Malamute.
There was never animal better adapted to environment than the malamute dog.
The malamute is affectionate and faithful and likes to be made a pet of, but he is very jealous and an incorrigible fighter.
He had driven his dogs often to Malamute, and knew the ways by which the fugitives might gain advantage over their pursuers.
- an Alaskan sled dog of the spitz type, having a dense usually greyish coat
Word Origin for malamute
also malemute, Eskimo dog, 1874, from name of Alaska Eskimo tribe in northwestern Alaska that developed the breed. The native form is malimiut.