Definition of tupik in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈtuːpɪk


A hut or tent made of animal skins used by Inuits in the Canadian Arctic as a summer dwelling.
More example sentences
  • When partly buried in the snow and covered with the summer sealskin tupik it is really comfortable.


from Inuit tupiq.

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