hackmatack

noun

hack·​ma·​tack ˈhak-mə-ˌtak How to pronounce hackmatack (audio)

Word History

Etymology

earlier hakmantak, probably from Western Abenaki (Algonquian language of New Hampshire and Vermont)

First Known Use

1793, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of hackmatack was in 1793

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Cite this Entry

“Hackmatack.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hackmatack. Accessed 17 May. 2024.

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