Definitions for hackmatackˈhæk məˌtæk

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

hack•ma•tackˈhæk məˌtæk(n.)

  1. Category: Plants

    Ref: tamarack. 1

Origin of hackmatack:

1765–75, Amer.; earlier hakmantak dense forest of tamarack, prob. < Western Abenaki

Princeton's WordNet

  1. balsam poplar, hackmatack, tacamahac, Populus balsamifera(noun)

    poplar of northeastern North America with broad heart-shaped leaves


  1. hackmatack(Noun)

    A larch, a tree of the species Larix laricina.

  2. hackmatack(Noun)

    A balsam poplar, a tree of the species Populus balsamifera.

  3. Origin: Probably from .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hackmatack(noun)

    the American larch (Larix Americana), a coniferous tree with slender deciduous leaves; also, its heavy, close-grained timber. Called also tamarack


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