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hardhack

[ hahrd-hak ]
/ ˈhɑrdˌhæk /
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noun
a woolly-leaved North American shrub, Spiraea tomentosa, of the rose family, having short, spikelike clusters of rose-colored flowers.
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Origin of hardhack

An Americanism dating back to 1805–15; hard + hack1
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British Dictionary definitions for hardhack

hardhack
/ (ˈhɑːdˌhæk) /

noun
a woody North American rosaceous plant, Spiraea tomentosa, with downy leaves and tapering clusters of small pink or white flowersAlso called: steeplebush
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