Pronunciation: (in'OO-it, -yOO-), [key]
—pl. -its, (esp. collectively) -it for 1.
1. a member of the Eskimo peoples inhabiting northernmost North America from northern Alaska to eastern Canada and Greenland.
2. the language of the Inuit, a member of the Eskimo-Aleut family comprising a variety of dialects. Also,Innuit.Also called Inupik.
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