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muktuk

or maktak

[muhk-tuhk] /ˈmʌk tʌk/
noun
1.
the blubber and skin of a whale when eaten as a food, raw or cooked.
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  • The wedding breakfast consisted of seal-meat, frozen rotten fish, and muktuk (whale-meat).

    The New North Agnes Deans Cameron
British Dictionary definitions for muktuk

muktuk

/ˈmʌktʌk/
noun
1.
(Canadian) the thin outer skin of the beluga, used as food
Word Origin
from Inuktitut
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