Definitions for "Inuit"
"the people" in Inuktitut.
Inuit are the Aboriginal people of Arctic Canada. The word "Inuit" means "the people" in Inuktitut, the Inuit language, and is the term by which Inuit refer to themselves. The term "Eskimo", applied to Inuit by European explorers, is no longer used in Canada. (Source: Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development)
A people who originally lived in the Arctic