/hak"meuh tak'/, n.
1. tamarack (def. 1).
[1765-75, Amer.; earlier hackmetack woods, hakmantak dense forest or interwoven shrubbery of tamarack or other conifers; prob < Western Abenaki]

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, , (Larix pendula or Larix Americana)

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