Origin of malamute
Examples from the Web for malemute
Historical Examples of malemute
The Malemute and Kaviak dress is similar to that of the northern Eskimo.The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft, Volume 1
Hubert Howe Bancroft
Butch, though a Malemute, had a strong strain of collie in him.
They were in the best of spirits and carried their tails erect like their Malemute leader.
- a variant spelling of malamute
- 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.