Kinnikinic
Kinnikinic Kin`ni*ki*nic", n. [Indian, literally, a mixture.] Prepared leaves or bark of certain plants; -- used by the Indians of the Northwest for smoking, either mixed with tobacco or as a substitute for it. Also, a plant so used, as the osier cornel ({Cornus stolonijra}), and the bearberry ({Arctostaphylus Uva-ursi}). [Spelled also {kinnickinnick} and {killikinick}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • kinnikinic — kin·ni·ki·nic …   English syllables

  • kinnikinic — noun see kinnikinnick …   Useful english dictionary

  • Arctostaphylus Uva-ursi — Kinnikinic Kin ni*ki*nic , n. [Indian, literally, a mixture.] Prepared leaves or bark of certain plants; used by the Indians of the Northwest for smoking, either mixed with tobacco or as a substitute for it. Also, a plant so used, as the osier… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cornus stolonijra — Kinnikinic Kin ni*ki*nic , n. [Indian, literally, a mixture.] Prepared leaves or bark of certain plants; used by the Indians of the Northwest for smoking, either mixed with tobacco or as a substitute for it. Also, a plant so used, as the osier… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • killikinick — Kinnikinic Kin ni*ki*nic , n. [Indian, literally, a mixture.] Prepared leaves or bark of certain plants; used by the Indians of the Northwest for smoking, either mixed with tobacco or as a substitute for it. Also, a plant so used, as the osier… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • kinnickinnick — Kinnikinic Kin ni*ki*nic , n. [Indian, literally, a mixture.] Prepared leaves or bark of certain plants; used by the Indians of the Northwest for smoking, either mixed with tobacco or as a substitute for it. Also, a plant so used, as the osier… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Killikinick — Kil li*ki*nick , n. See {Kinnikinic}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • kinnikinick — ☆ kinnikinick or kinnikinic [kin΄i ki nik′ ] n. 〚earlier killikinnick < Delaware dialect kələk˙əní˙k˙an, lit., mixture〛 1. a mixture, as of tobacco and dried sumac leaves, bark, etc., formerly smoked by certain American Indians and pioneers 2.… …   Universalium

  • kinnikinnick — /kin i keuh nik /, n. 1. a mixture of bark, dried leaves, and sometimes tobacco, formerly smoked by the Indians and pioneers in the Ohio valley. 2. any of various plants used in this mixture, esp. the common bearberry, Arctostaphylos uva ursi, of …   Universalium

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