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hack·ma·tack

 (hăk′mə-tăk′)
n.
Any of several North American trees, especially the tamarack.

[Earlier hakmantak, hacmontac, perhaps from Western Abenaki.]
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hackmatack

(ˈhækməˌtæk)
n
1. (Plants) another name for tamarack
2. (Plants) another name for balsam poplar
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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.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hackmatack - poplar of northeastern North America with broad heart-shaped leaveshackmatack - poplar of northeastern North America with broad heart-shaped leaves
poplar tree, poplar - any of numerous trees of north temperate regions having light soft wood and flowers borne in catkins
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The Hackmatack Monarch Coalition invites the community to a free Monarch Family Fun Fair from 12:30 to 4 p.m.
The winners of the 2018 Hackmatack Children's Choice Book Award were announced on June 1 at a ceremony at the Theatre Louis Vermeersch of the Centre scolaire-communautaire Samuel-de-Champlain in Saint John, New Brunswick.
This wooden, whaling ship-the last of its kind-is made of oak (used for planking, and the skeleton of the ship), hackmatack (also known as larch), locust (tough and shock resistant), pine, and fir.
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The theme for 2019 is "Be the Solution to Plastic Pollution." The Illinois Department of Natural Resources, McHenry County Conservation District, Friends of Hackmatack National Wildlife Refuge, Lakeland Audubon and the U.S.
Hackmatack Author Tours (administered by Hackmatack Award program, for schools in the Atlantic provinces) www.hackmatack.ca/en/host.html
--page 2--Sunday, April 28*8:00 --10:30 amUSFWS Bird bandingdemonstrations at Turner Tract Hackmatack NWR site,N545-N561County Hwy H, Genoa City, WIoPlus plenty of bird activities*12:00 Noon --4:00 pmat Volo Bog State Natural Area at 28478 W Brandenburg Rd, Ingleside, ILoActivities all afternoon longLocally, WMBD is a cooperative between the IDNR, MCCD, U.S.
Enjoying the Hackmatack Awards are 2011 nominees Jennifer Maruno (When the Cherry Blossoms Fell) and Jennifer McGrath Kent (White Cave Escape).
Byline: Submitted by Hackmatack National Wildlife Refuge
A number of children's choice awards are established in several provinces, including the Hackmatack Awards (Atlantic provinces), the Willow Awards (Saskatchewan), the Blue Spruce Award and White Pine Award (Ontario) and the Rocky Mountain Book Award (Alberta).
Fish and Wildlife Service, Friends of Hackmatack Wildlife Refuge, Illinois Department of Natural Resources, and McHenry County Audubon will be on hand between 8 and 10 a.m.