Larix Americana
Larch Larch (l[aum]rch), n. [Cf. OE. larege (Cotgrave), It. larice, Sp. larice, alerce, G. l["a]rche; all fr. L. larix, -icis, Gr. la`rix.] (Bot.) A genus of coniferous trees, having deciduous leaves, in fascicles (see Illust. of {Fascicle}).

Note: The European larch is {Larix Europ[ae]a}. The American or black larch is {Larix Americana}, the hackmatack or tamarack. The trees are generally of a drooping, graceful appearance. [1913 Webster]


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  • Hackmatack — Hack ma*tack (h[a^]k m[.a]*t[a^]k ), n. [Of American Indian origin.] (Bot.) The American larch ({Larix Americana}), a coniferous tree with slender deciduous leaves; also, its heavy, close grained timber. Called also {tamarack}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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