Pronunciation: (yu-kOOt'), [key]
—pl. -kuts, (esp. collectively) -kut for 1.
1. a member of a Turkic-speaking people of the Lena River valley and adjacent areas of eastern Siberia.
2. the Turkic language of the Yakut.
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