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a small piece of qiviut wool

EtymologyEdit

From Eastern Canadian Inuktitut ᕿᕕᐅᖅ (qiviuq, underwool).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

qiviut (uncountable)

  1. The underwool of the Arctic muskox, used as a fibre.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, Nancy Gates, The Alaska Almanac: Facts about Alaska, page 185