tamarack

[ tam-uh-rak ]

noun
  1. an American larch, Larix laricina, of the pine family, having a reddish-brown bark and crowded clusters of blue-green needles and yielding a useful timber.

  2. any of several related, very similar trees.

  1. the wood of these trees.

Origin of tamarack

1
First recorded in 1795–1805, Americanism; compare Canadian French tamarac; probably of Algonquian origin

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tamarack

/ (ˈtæməˌræk) /


noun
  1. any of several North American larches, esp Larix laricina, which has reddish-brown bark, bluish-green needle-like leaves, and shiny oval cones

  2. the wood of any of these trees

Origin of tamarack

1
C19: from Algonquian

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