Topic: NATIONALITY AND RACE

Date: 1500-1600
Language: Danish
Origin: Eskimo and French Esquimaux, from Algonquian

Eskimo

noun
     
Es‧ki‧mo plural Eskimo or Eskimos [countable] old-fashioned
SAN an Inuit (=someone who belongs to a race of people living in the very cold northern areas of North America). Many people now consider this word offensive.

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