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Meaning of IGLOO

Pronunciation:  'igloo

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  an Eskimo hut; usually built of blocks (of sod or snow) in the shape of a dome

IGLOO is a 5 letter word that starts with I.


 Synonyms: iglu
 See Also: hovel, hut, hutch, shack, shanty



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Ig"loo\, n.
1. An Eskimo snow house.

2. (Zo["o]l.) A cavity, or excavation, made in the snow by a
   seal, over its breathing hole in the ice.

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