muktuk

or mak·tak

[ muhk-tuhk ]
/ ˈmʌk tʌk /
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noun

the blubber and skin of a whale when eaten as a food, raw or cooked.

Nearby words

  1. mukalla,
  2. mukden,
  3. mukha,
  4. mukluk,
  5. mukti,
  6. mulatto,
  7. mulberry,
  8. mulberry family,
  9. mulberry harbour,
  10. mulch

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Examples from the Web for muktuk

  • The wedding breakfast consisted of seal-meat, frozen rotten fish, and muktuk (whale-meat).

    The New North|Agnes Deans Cameron


British Dictionary definitions for muktuk

muktuk

/ (ˈmʌktʌk) /

noun

Canadian the thin outer skin of the beluga, used as food

Word Origin for muktuk

from Inuktitut

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