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Larch

Larch

(Science: botany) a genus of coniferous trees, having deciduous leaves, in fascicles.

The European larch is Larix Europaea. The American or black larch is L. Americana, the hackmatack or tamarack. The trees are generally of a drooping, graceful appearance.

Origin: cf. Oe. Larege (Cotgrave), It.larice, sp. Larice, alerce, g. Larche; all fr. L. Larix, -icis, gr.


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