Meaning of Eskimoid in English:


Pronunciation /ˈɛskɪmɔɪd/


Anthropology Archaeology
  • Resembling or having some of the physical features or characteristics of an Eskimo. Also: of, relating to, or designating a postulated division of mankind represented by the indigenous peoples of the Arctic coasts of Canada and Greenland.

    Not a currently recognized term in Anthropology.


Anthropology Archaeology
  • A person of a postulated racial type similar to the Eskimo.


Late 19th century; earliest use found in Christian Union. From Eskimo + -oid.