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hackmatack

[hak-muh-tak] /ˈhæk məˌtæk/
noun
1.
tamarack (def 1).
Origin of hackmatack
Western Abenaki
1765-1775
1765-75, Americanism; earlier hackmetack woods, hakmantak dense forest or interwoven shrubbery of tamarack or other conifers; probably < Western Abenaki
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