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[kin-i-kuh-nik] /ˌkɪn ɪ kəˈnɪk/

a mixture of bark, dried leaves, and sometimes tobacco, formerly smoked by the Indians and pioneers in the Ohio valley.
any of various plants used in this mixture, especially the common bearberry, Arctostaphylos uva-ursi, of the heath family.
the dried leaves and bark of certain plants, sometimes with tobacco added, formerly smoked by some North American Indians
any of the plants used for such a preparation, such as the sumach Rhus glabra


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