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muktuk

[muhk-tuhk] /ˈmʌk tʌk/
noun
1.
the blubber and skin of a whale when eaten as a food, raw or cooked.
Also, maktak [muhk-tuhk] /ˈmʌk tʌk/ (Show IPA).
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Examples from the web for muktuk
  • The hunters also look forward to fresh muktuk, the top layer of blubber and skin, which is prized as a traditional delicacy.
  • Still higher levels were found in whale skin and muktuk.
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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