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komatik

Line breaks: koma|tik
Pronunciation: /ˈkɒmətɪk
 
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Definition of komatik in English:

noun

A sledge drawn by dogs, used by the people of Labrador.
Example sentences
  • You can find modern racing sleds next to traditional Inuit komatiks, low-lying sleds where the musher simply packs his camping gear and sits down on top of it.
  • The spruce provided planks for boats, komatiks, and houses.
  • There were a lot of komatiks and a lot of dogs.

Origin

early 19th century: from Inuit qamutik.

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