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or mak·tak

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

  • 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


  1. Canadian the thin outer skin of the beluga, used as food
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Word Origin

from Inuktitut
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