noun (plural same or Yupiks)
1》 a member of an Eskimo people of Siberia, the Aleutian Islands, and Alaska.
2》 any of the languages of the Yupik, a division of the Eskimo-Aleut family.
from Alaskan Yupik Yup'ik 'real person'.

English new terms dictionary. 2014.

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