Definition of Oomiac

1. n. A long, broad boat used by the Eskimos.



Definition of Oomiac

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of umiak) ¹

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Definition of Oomiac

1. umiak [n -S] - See also: umiak

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Oomiac

ooliths
oolitic
oolitics
oologic
oological
oologically
oologies
oologist
oologists
oology
oolong
oolong tea
oolongs
oom
oom-pah
oomiac (current term)
oomiack
oomiacks
oomiacs
oomiak
oomiaks
oompah
oompahed
oompahing
oompahs
oompf
oomphs
ooms

Literary usage of Oomiac

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1. Narrative of a Voyage to the Pacific and Beering's Strait, to Co-operate by Frederick William Beechey (1831)
"... and indeed in every particular, they so much resembled, that there cannot, I think, be the least doubt of " This boat, called by the natives oomiac, ..."

2. The National Standard Encyclopedia: A Dictionary of Literature, the Sciences (1888)
"Oolong:, รถ'long. A variety of black tea with the flavor of green tea. oomiac, 'mi-ak. A large boat used by the Esquimaux. ..."

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