Definitions for tacamahacˈtæk ə məˌhæk

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

tac•a•ma•hacˈtæk ə məˌhæk(n.)

  1. balsam poplar.

Origin of tacamahac:

1570–80; < Sp tecama(ha)ca < Nahuatl tecamac

Princeton's WordNet

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

    poplar of northeastern North America with broad heart-shaped leaves

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tacamahac(noun)

    alt. of Tacamahaca

Freebase

  1. Tacamahac

    Tacamahac is the name of medicinal resins, now little used, obtained from several plant sources including Calophyllum tacamahaca and Calophyllum inophyllum. The word has sometimes been regarded, apparently wrongly, as a synonym of balm of Gilead.

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