(noun, adjective)


1. Of or relating to the Eskimo peoples.

2. In, of, or relating to the Eskimo languages.


1. a member of a people inhabiting the Arctic (northern Canada or Greenland or Alaska or eastern Siberia); the Algonquians called them Eskimo (`eaters of raw flesh') but they call themselves the Inuit (`the people')

Similar word(s): esquimau, inuit

Definition categories: person, amerindian

2. the language spoken by the Eskimo

Similar word(s): esquimau

Definition categories: communication