Pronunciation: (tam'u-rak"), [key]
1. an American larch, Larix laricina, of the pine family, having a reddish-brown bark and crowded clusters of blue-green needles and yielding a useful timber.
2. any of several related, very similar trees.
3. the wood of these trees.
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