Tamarack definitions

tăm'ə-răk'
An American larch tree (Larix laricina), usually found in swamps.
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The wood of this tree.
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A deciduous North American larch (Larix laricina) of moist soil, having short needlelike leaves that turn yellow in the fall.
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Any of several North American larches, of the genus Larix; the wood from such a tree.
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Origin of tamarack

In the 19th century, some authorities questioned if tacamahac, tamarack, and hackmatack could be cognate to one another, perhaps all corruptions of one term, but such cognancy is unlikely.