kabloona

kabloona

[kab-loo-nuh]
noun Canadian (chiefly Arctic).
a white man; a European.

Origin:
1765–75; < Inuit qablunaaq, probably derivative of qava the South; association with qablu “eyebrow” has given rise to the spurious translation “person with big eyebrows”

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Kabloona (kəˈbluːnə)
 
n
(in Canada) a person who is not of Inuit ancestry, esp a White person
 
[from Inuktitut]

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