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hackmatack

[ hak-muh-tak ]
/ ˈhæk məˌtæk /
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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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