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hackmatack


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hackmatack  \Hack"ma*tack`\,  n.  [Of  American  Indian  origin.] 
  (Bot.) 
  The  American  larch  ({Larix  Americana}),  a  coniferous  tree 
  with  slender  deciduous  leaves;  also  its  heavy,  close-grained 
  timber.  Called  also  {tamarack}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hackmatack 
  n  :  poplar  of  northeastern  North  America  with  broad  heart-shaped 
  leaves  [syn:  {balsam  poplar},  {tacamahac},  {Populus 
  balsamifera}] 




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