kinnikinnick

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Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌkɪ.nɪ.kɪˈnɪk/,[1] /ˌkɪ.nɪ.kəˈnɪk/,[1][2] /ˈkɪ.nɪ.kəˌnɪk/[2]

Noun[edit]

kinnikinnick (usually uncountable, plural kinnikinnicks)

  1. A mixture of bark, dried leaves, and often berries and/or tobacco, which is smoked.
  2. Any of the plants whose berries, leaves or bark used in this mixture.
    He ate kinnikinnick berries.

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References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 kinnikinnick” in Dictionary.com Unabridged, v1.0.1, Lexico Publishing Group, 2006.
  2. 2.0 2.1 kinnikinnick” in Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Online