[ sam-uh-yed-ik ]
/ ˌsæm əˈyɛd ɪk /


of or relating to the Samoyed people or languages.



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Origin of Samoyedic

First recorded in 1805–15; Samoyed + -ic Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020