/in"ooh it, -yooh-/, n., pl. Inuits, (esp. collectively) Inuit for 1.
1. a member of the Eskimo peoples inhabiting northernmost North America from northern Alaska to eastern Canada and Greenland.
2. the language of the Inuit, a member of the Eskimo-Aleut family comprising a variety of dialects.
Also, Innuit. Also called Inupik.
[1755-65; < Inuit: people, pl. of inuk person]

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