tupik


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tupik

(ˈtuːpək) or

tupek

n
(Anthropology & Ethnology) Canadian (esp in the Arctic) a tent of animal skins, a traditional type of Inuit summer dwelling
[from Inuktitut tupiq]
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Noun1.tupik - tent that is an Eskimo summer dwellingtupik - tent that is an Eskimo summer dwelling
collapsible shelter, tent - a portable shelter (usually of canvas stretched over supporting poles and fastened to the ground with ropes and pegs); "he pitched his tent near the creek"
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