Kin`ni*ki*nic" (?), n. [Indian, literally, a mixture.]

Prepared leaves or bark of certain plants; -- used by the Indians of the Northwest for smoking, either mixed with tobacco or as a substitute for it. Also, a plant so used, as the osier cornel (Cornus stolonijra), and the bearberry (Arctostaphylus Uva-ursi).

[Spelled also kinnickinnick and killikinick.]

 

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