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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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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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