épinette

noun épi·nette \āpēnet\

Definition of épinette

plural

-s

  1. 1 dialectal :  any of several North American spruces; especially :  white spruce 1

  2. 2 dialectal :  a tamarack (Larix laricina)

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Origin and Etymology of épinette

Canadian French, diminutive of French épine thorn, spine, from Latin spina — more at spine


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