Origin of tamarack
Examples from the Web for tamarack
Green pine, cedar, fir and tamarack burn slowly and require much dry wood to help keep them burning.Woodcraft|E. H. (Elmer Harry) Kreps
You see him scampering up and down the great trunk of a pine, fir or tamarack.
The original meaning was the "wild, rushing red water," from the hue given by the pine and tamarack forests.America, Volume II (of 6)|Joel Cook
They may be seen toward nightfall making their way by twos and threes to the tamarack swamp across the lake.Sigurd Our Golden Collie and Other Comrades of the Road|Katharine Lee Bates
The more northern portion is interspersed with groves of pine, tamarack, cedar, balsam and hardwoods.Fifty Years In The Northwest|William Henry Carman Folsom
British Dictionary definitions for tamarack
Word Origin for tamarack
Word Origin and History for tamarack
North American red larch, 1805, probably of Algonquian origin (cf. synonymous hackmatack, 1792, from a source akin to Abenaki akemantak "a kind of supple wood used for making snowshoes").