hackmatack

[ hak-muh-tak ]
/ ˈhæk məˌtæk /
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noun


Nearby words

  1. hackle fly,
  2. hackleback,
  3. hackles,
  4. hackly,
  5. hackman,
  6. hackney,
  7. hackney coach,
  8. hackneyed,
  9. hacksaw,
  10. hacktivism

Origin of hackmatack

1765–75, Americanism; earlier hackmetack woods, hakmantak dense forest or interwoven shrubbery of tamarack or other conifers; probably < Western Abenaki

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