Cercocarpus betuloides
Hardtack Hard"tack` or Hard-tack Hard"-tack`(h[aum]rd"t[a^]k`), n. 1. A name given by soldiers and sailors to a kind of unleavened hard biscuit or sea bread. Called also {pilot biscuit}, {pilot bread}, {ship biscuit} and {ship bread} [1913 Webster]

2. Any of several mahogany trees, esp. the {Cercocarpus betuloides}. --MW10 [PJC]

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