Definition of igloo noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈɪɡluː//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɪɡluː//
(pl. igloos) Types of home
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a small round house or shelter built from blocks of hard snow by the Inuit people of northern N America See related entries: Types of home Word Originmid 19th cent.: from Inuit iglu ‘house’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: igloo