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Can you guess these English words that originally came from a Native American language?

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DefinitionWordLanguage | Letter
Dome-shaped shelter made from snowInuktitut | I
Large Native-American gatheringAlgonquian | P
Cone-shaped tentLakota | T
Deerskin shoePowhatan | M
Type of sled without runnersAlgonquian | T
Green, pitted fruit. In Nahuatl, it also means 'testicle'.Nahuatl | A
Pacific Northwest gathering and gift exchangeChinook | P
'Masked' mammal native to the AmericasPowhatan | R
Native American axeAlgonquian | T
Red fruit native to the AmericasNahuan | T
Another word for BigfootHalkomelem | S
DefinitionWordLanguage | Letter
A word that means 'baby'Narragansett | P
Simple rainjacketQuechua | P
Smaller relative of the llamaAymara | A
Small boat with waterproof coveringInuktitut | K
Shell beads sometimes used as currencyNarragansett | W
A sudden warm wind that blows over the Canadian plainsLower Chehalis | C
Food family that includes zucchini and pumpkinsNarragansett | S
Southwest wood popular in barbequeNahuatl | M
Domed shelter used by Northeast American tribesAbenaki | W
An object that serves as an emblem of a tribe or clanOjibwe | T

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