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kinnikinnick

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EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

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

NounEdit

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.

MeronymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  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