qiviut

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qi·vi·ut

(kē′vē-ət, -o͞ot′)
n.
The soft wool lying beneath the long coat of the musk ox, valued for its use as a fiber.

[Inuit , pl. of qiviuq, down, underhair.]

qiviut

(ˈkɪvɪət)
n
(Textiles) the soft wool of the undercoat of the arctic musk ox

qiv•i•ut

(ˈki vi ət, -ˌut)

n.
the soft, dense, light brown woolly undercoat of the musk ox, used in making fabrics.
[1955–60; < Inuit]