Definition of Tamarack

1. Noun. Medium-sized larch of Canada and northern United States including Alaska having a broad conic crown and rust-brown scaly bark.

Exact synonyms: American Larch, Black Larch, Larix Laricina
Generic synonyms: Larch, Larch Tree



Definition of Tamarack

1. n. The American larch; also, the larch of Oregon and British Columbia (Larix occidentalis). See Hackmatack, and Larch.

Definition of Tamarack

1. Noun. Any of several North American larches, of the genus ''Larix''; the wood from such a tree ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tamarack

1. a timber tree [n -S]

Medical Definition of Tamarack

1. The American larch; also, the larch of Oregon and British Columbia (Larix occidentalis). See Hackmatack, and Larch. The black pine (Pinus Murrayana) of Alaska, California, etc. It is a small tree with fine-grained wood. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tamarack

tamaite
tamal
tamale
tamale pie
tamales
tamals
tamandu
tamandua
tamanduas
tamandus
tamanoir
tamanoirs
tamanu
tamanus
tamara
tamarack (current term)
tamaracks
tamarao
tamaraos
tamaras
tamarau
tamaraus
tamaraw
tamari
tamaric
tamarillo
tamarillos
tamarin
tamarind
tamarind tree

Literary usage of Tamarack

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Principal Species of Wood: Their Characteristic Properties by Charles Henry Snow (1908)
"tamarack. (Larix.) Larch was well known in the olden time, ... The appearance of tamarack trees when divested of foliage in the winter is very gloomy. ..."

2. "Forestry in New England" by Ralph Chipman Hawley, Austin Foster Hawes (1918)
"tamarack (Larix laricina). tamarack is one of our most ... tamarack is occasionally found on hillsides but very rarely. It is but seldom found on sand, ..."

3. Johnson's Materials of Construction by John Butler Johnson, Morton Owen Withey (1919)
"Larch or tamarack.—The eastern variety of this wood, generally called tamarack, ... tamarack is slightly less heavy and strong than Western larch. ..."

4. Johnson's Materials of Construction by John Butler Johnson (1918)
"Larch or tamarack.—The eastern variety of this wood, generally called tamarack, is abundant in the Great Lakes region, New England, northern and eastern ..."

5. Handbook of West-American Cone-bearers by John Gill Lemmon (1895)
"13—tamarack Pine - P- ... Bark very thin, only one-fourth to one-half inch thick, resembling that of eastern and Old-World tamarack, hence the tree is often ..."

6. Handbook of West-American Cone-bearers by John Gill Lemmon (1900)
"13—tamarack Pine - P- Murrayana, Balf. Tall, slender trees in wet, sub-alpine swamps of the Arizona, the Sierra and Cascade Mountains, northward to Upper ..."

7. Early Years on the Western Reserve: With Extracts from Letters of Ephraim by George Clary Wing (1916)
"THE tamarack SWAMP The tamarack Swamp, as a natural feature, attracts some ... In former times, the tamarack Swamp was crossed by a narrow causeway, ..."

8. Copper Manual: Copper Mines, Copper Statistics, Copper Shares and a Summary by D. Houston & Co (1897)
"Operations at tamarack, Jr., in the recent past have raised expectations regarding ... The tamarack officers have also the supervision of this property. ..."

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