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tam·a·rack

 (tăm′ə-răk′)
n.
A deciduous North American larch (Larix laricina) of moist soil, having short needlelike leaves that turn yellow in the fall.

[Canadian French tamarac, probably of Algonquian origin.]

tamarack

(ˈtæməˌræk)
n
1. (Plants) any of several North American larches, esp Larix laricina, which has reddish-brown bark, bluish-green needle-like leaves, and shiny oval cones. Also called: hackmatack
2. (Forestry) the wood of any of these trees. Also called: hackmatack
[C19: from Algonquian]

tam•a•rack

(ˈtæm əˌræk)

n.
1. a North American larch, Larix laricina, of the pine family, having reddish brown bark and blue-green needles.
2. its wood.
[1795–1805; of uncertain orig.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tamarack - medium-sized larch of Canada and northern United States including Alaska having a broad conic crown and rust-brown scaly barktamarack - medium-sized larch of Canada and northern United States including Alaska having a broad conic crown and rust-brown scaly bark
larch tree, larch - any of numerous conifers of the genus Larix all having deciduous needlelike leaves