pulka

[ puhl-kuh ]
/ ˈpʌl kə /

noun

a reindeer-drawn sleigh of Lapland, shaped like the front half of a canoe, in which a single rider sits with back against a vertical support and legs stretched forward.

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Origin of pulka

1790–1800; <Finnish pulkka<Lappish
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