wordswarm.net: free dictionary lookup
Wordswarms From Years Past


13-Letter Words
12-Letter Words
11-Letter Words
10-Letter Words
9-Letter Words
8-Letter Words
7-Letter Words
6-Letter Words
5-Letter Words
4-Letter Words
3-Letter Words


Adjacent Words

tamale pie
Tamalpais, Mount
Taman'
tamandu
tamandua
Tamandua bivittata
Tamandua tetradactyla
tamanoir
Tamanrasset
Tamar
Tamara Karsavina
Tamarac
tamarao
tamarau
tamari
Tamaric
Tamaricaceae
tamarillo
Tamarin
Tamarind
Tamarind fish
tamarind tree
tamarindo

tamarack definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: medium-sized larch of Canada and northern United States including Alaska having a broad conic crown and rust-brown scaly bark [syn: American larch, tamarack, black larch, Larix laricina]

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1805 1. any of several American larches; especially a larch (Larix laricina) of northern North America that inhabits usually moist or wet areas 2. the wood of a tamarack

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. 1 an American larch, Larix laricina. 2 the wood from this. Etymology: Amer. Ind.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Tamarack Tam"a*rack, n. (Bot.) (a) The American larch; also, the larch of Oregon and British Columbia (Larix occidentalis). See Hackmatack, and Larch. (b) The black pine (Pinus Murrayana) of Alaska, California, etc. It is a small tree with fine-grained wood.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Hackmatack Hack"ma*tack`, n. [Of American Indian origin.] (Bot.) The American larch (Larix Americana), a coniferous tree with slender deciduous leaves; also, its heavy, close-grained timber. Called also tamarack.

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

n. Hackmatack, American larch, black larch (Larix pendula or Americana).



comments powered by Disqus

Wordswarm.net: Look up a word or phrase

 


wordswarm.net: free dictionary lookup