Kinnikinnick meaning

kĭnĭ-kĭ-nĭk
A preparation made from the dried leaves and bark of various plants, often including bearberry and sometimes mixed with tobacco, smoked especially by certain Native American peoples.
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A mixture of bark, dried leaves, and often berries and/or tobacco, which is smoked.
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Any of the plants whose berries, leaves or bark used in this mixture.

He ate kinnikinnick berries.

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Origin of kinnikinnick

  • Unami kələkkəníikkan item for mixing in, kinnikinnick

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Originally spelled with an "l" in the first part (i.e. killikinick, killikinnick). From Unami këlëkënikàn (“smoking mixture, killikinick").

    From Wiktionary