épi·​nette | \ āpēnet \
plural -s

Definition of épinette

1 dialectal : any of several North American spruces especially : white spruce sense 1
2 dialectal : a tamarack (Larix laricina)

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History and Etymology for épinette

Canadian French, diminutive of French épine thorn, spine, from Latin spina

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“épinette.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/%C3%A9pinette. Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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