From Algonquian, perhaps from Lenape dogekumak (“an unknown smokeable plant”) via Dutch (whence the diminutive ending -ie), or perhaps from a Mahican word.
dockmackie (plural dockmackies)
- A species of viburnum native to North America, Viburnum acerifolium.
- ^ 1902, Journal of American Folklore, volume 15
- ^ “dockmackie” in Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Online
- ^ “dockmackie” in Dictionary.com Unabridged, v1.0.1, Lexico Publishing Group, 2006.