tamarack

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noun tam·a·rack \ˈta-mə-ˌrak, ˈtam-rak\

Definition of tamarack

  1. 1 :  any of several American larches; especially :  a larch (Larix laricina) of northern North America that inhabits usually moist or wet areas

  2. 2 :  the wood of a tamarack

Origin and Etymology of tamarack

origin unknown


First Known Use: 1805


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