tupik

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Inupiak.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tupik (plural tupiks)

  1. A tent or other building made from animal skins, used by the Inuit during the summer.

See alsoEdit

  • other traditional Native American dwellings:
    • hogan (used by the Navajo in the southwestern United States)
    • igloo (used by the Inuit, made of snow)
    • teepee (used in the Great Plains)
    • tupik (used by the Inuit during the summer)
    • wetu (used by the Wampanoag in the northeastern United States)
    • wickiup (used in the southwestern and western United States)
    • wigwam (used in the northeastern United States)

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Last modified on 24 June 2013, at 17:00