hammock

1 [ham-uhk]

Origin:
1545–55; < Spanish hamaca < Taino of Hispaniola

hammocklike, adjective
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hammock

2 [ham-uhk]
noun
hummock ( def 1 ).
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hammock1 (ˈhæmək)
 
n
a length of canvas, net, etc, suspended at the ends and used as a bed
 
[C16: from Spanish hamaca, of Taino origin]
 
'hammock-like1
 
adj

hammock2 (ˈhæmək)
 
n
a variant of hummock

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hammock
1555, from Sp. hamaca, from Arawakan (Haiti) word apparently meaning "fish nets" (cf. Yukuna hamaca, Taino amaca).
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Example sentences
She jumped out of the hammock and ran down to the bank to rummage for a good
  strong replacement.
He had more or less a standard hammock with a mosquito net that was really made
  for a bed, not a hammock.
He keeps an enormous rainbow-colored hammock in his campus office.
The camp stands within a hammock of giant hardwood trees at the river's edge.
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