komatik

komatik

[koh-mat-ik]
Chiefly Canadian.
an Eskimo sled made by binding crossbars to wooden runners with rawhide.

Origin:
1815–25; < Inuit qamutik

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komatik (ˈkəʊmætɪk)
 
n
a sledge having wooden runners and crossbars bound with rawhide, used by the Inuit and other related peoples
 
[C20: from Inuktitut (Labrador)]

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