dockmackie

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Etymology[edit]

From Algonquian, perhaps from Lenape dogekumak(an unknown smokeable plant) via Dutch (whence the diminutive ending -ie),[1][2] or perhaps from a Mahican word.[3]

Noun[edit]

dockmackie (plural dockmackies)

  1. A species of viburnum native to North America, Viburnum acerifolium.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 1902, Journal of American Folklore, volume 15
  2. ^ dockmackie”, in the Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary, Springfield, Mass.: Merriam-Webster, 1996–.
  3. ^ dockmackie”, in Dictionary.com Unabridged, Dictionary.com, LLC, 1995–.