muktuk

or mak·tak

[ muhk-tuhk ]
/ ˈmʌk tʌk /

noun

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