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|part of speech:
||a slender boat traditionally used by Eskimos, consisting of a light frame pointed at both ends, covered with a waterproof skin that may be pulled tight around the waist of the passenger.
||a similar boat used in recreation and sports.
comes from kajakka
, an Inuit (or Eskimo) word that means "a small boat of skins."