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ig·loo

igloo

 
pronunciation:
I glu
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part of speech: noun
inflections: igloos
definition: an Inuit hut, shaped like a dome and made of blocks of ice or hard snow.
 
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Igloo is an Inuit (Eskimo) word for "house." To the Inuit people, it may seem that house is the English word for "igloo."
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