qiviut

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English[edit]

a small piece of qiviut wool

Etymology[edit]

From Eastern Canadian Inuktitut ᕿᕕᐅᖅ (qiviuq, underwool).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

qiviut (uncountable)

  1. The underwool of the Arctic muskox, used as a fibre.

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, Nancy Gates, The Alaska Almanac: Facts about Alaska, page 185