kinnikinnick
noun Etymology: of Algonquian origin; akin to Massachusett kinukkinuk mixture Date: 1799 1. a mixture of dried leaves and bark and sometimes tobacco smoked by the Indians and pioneers especially in the Ohio valley 2. a plant (as a sumac or dogwood) used in kinnikinnick; especially bearberry

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