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igloo
An Eskimo house, sometimes built of blocks of ice.
parka
A warm fur or cloth jacket with a hood.
tundra
A cold, treeless area of arctic regions, having only low-growing mosses, lichens, and stunted shrubs as plant life.
walrus
A large sea animal of Arctic regions, related to the seals and sea lions and having tough wrinkled skin and large tusks.
landscape
A stretch of land or countryside forming a single scene or having its own special appearance or characteristics.
kayak
A watertight Eskimo canoe made of skins stretched over a light wooden frame and having a deck covering that closes around the waist of the paddler.
sleigh
A light vehicle on low runners for use on snow, or ice, having one or more seats and usually drawn by a horse.
moccasin
1. A soft, heelless leather slipper, shoe, or boot, originally worn by North American Indians.
2. A shoe resembling an Indian moccasin.
sketch
A rough preliminary drawing or painting.
hickory
1. Any of several North American trees that have hard wood and that bear edible nuts with a smooth, hard shell.
2. The wood of such a tree.
raccoon
A North American animal with grayish-brown fur, black, masklike face markings, and a bushy, black-ringed tail.
skunk
1. An animal that has black and white fur and a bushy tail and can spray a bad-smelling liquid from glands near the base of the tail.
2. Slang. A mean person.
easel
An upright stand or rack used to support the canvas or other material painted on by an artist or to display a picture or sign.
waffle
A light, crisp batter cake baked in a waffle iron, an appliance having hinged metal plates marked with an indented pattern, as of squares, that is pressed into the batter as it bakes.
mammoth
Huge; gigantic.
coleslaw
A salad of shredded raw cabbage with a dressing.
chipmunk
A small animal resembling a squirrel but smaller and having a striped back.
decoy
A model of a duck or other bird, used by hunters to attract wild birds or animals.
squash
A fleshy fruit related to the pumpkins and the gourds, eaten as a vegetable.
monsoon
A system of winds that influences the climate of a large area and that changes direction with the seasons, especially the wind system that produces the wet and dry seasons in southern Asia.
steppe
A vast, somewhat arid plain, covered with grass and having few trees, as found in southeastern Europe and Siberia.
caucus
A meeting of members of a political party to decide on a question of policy or to choose a candidate for office.
yacht
A relatively small sailing or motor-operated vessel used for pleasure trips or racing.
persimmon
An orange red fruit with a pulp that is sweet and edible only when fully ripe. 2. A tree that bears such fruit.
caftan
A coatlike robe with long sleeves and sometimes tied with a sash, worn in the Near East.