Greenlander

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Etymology[edit]

Greenland +‎ -er

Noun[edit]

Greenlander (plural Greenlanders)

  1. A person from Greenland or of Greenlandic descent.
    • 1865, Henry David Thoreau, Cape Cod, Chapter IV. "The Beach", page 54.
      Were it not for this, we Europeans should have no wood to burn there, and the poor Greenlanders [] would, however, have no wood to roof their houses, to erect their tents, as also to build their boats, and to shaft their arrows.

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