komatik

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EtymologyEdit

From Eastern Canadian Inuktitut ᖃᒧᑎᒃ ‎(qamutik); attested since about 1824.

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NounEdit

komatik ‎(plural komatiks)

  1. A rawhide-lashed sledge with wooden crossbars and runners, first invented and used by the Inuit of Northern Canada, but since used also by non-Inuit people.