tamarack

Part of speech: noun

The American or black larch. hackmatack.

Part of speech: noun

A North- American pine.

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Usage examples "tamarack":

  1. Telesphore made a blazing fire below the Oven with branches of gummy cypress that smelled of resin, then fed it with tamarack logs, giving a steady and continuous heat. - "Maria Chapdelaine A Tale of the Lake St. John Country", Louis Hemon.
  2. Knee- deep in the swamps stand the tamarack trees. - "Sigurd Our Golden Collie and Other Comrades of the Road", Katharine Lee Bates.
  3. The movement that they represent is still floundering about in the tamarack swamps, getting farther and farther into the morass, with little hope of ever emerging. - "Craftsmanship in Teaching", William Chandler Bagley.