Definitions for tamarackˈtæm əˌræk

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

tam•a•rackˈtæm əˌræk(n.)

  1. a North American larch, Larix laricina, of the pine family, having reddish brown bark and blue-green needles.

    Category: Plants

  2. its wood.

Origin of tamarack:

1795–1805; of uncert. orig.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. American larch, tamarack, black larch, Larix laricina(noun)

    medium-sized larch of Canada and northern United States including Alaska having a broad conic crown and rust-brown scaly bark


  1. tamarack(Noun)

    Any of several North American larches, of the genus Larix; the wood from such a tree

  2. Origin: Supposed to derive from some Algonquian word.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tamarack(noun)

    the American larch; also, the larch of Oregon and British Columbia (Larix occidentalis). See Hackmatack, and Larch

  2. Tamarack(noun)

    the black pine (Pinus Murrayana) of Alaska, California, etc. It is a small tree with fine-grained wood

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