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  1. kinnikinic(Noun)

    The prepared leaves or bark of certain plants, smoked by Native Americans with or instead of tobacco.

  2. kinnikinic(Noun)

    A plant whose leaves or bark are used for this purpose.

  3. Origin: From a Native American language, meaning "mixture".

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  1. Kinnikinic(noun)

    prepared leaves or bark of certain plants; -- used by the Indians of the Northwest for smoking, either mixed with tobacco or as a substitute for it. Also, a plant so used, as the osier cornel (Cornus stolonijra), and the bearberry (Arctostaphylus Uva-ursi)

  2. Origin: [Indian, literally, a mixture.]


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