nounhistorical, rare North American
The plant bearberry, Arctostaphylos uva-ursi. Also: the leaves of this plant used for smoking with, or as a substitute for, tobacco.
Early 18th century. From North American French saccacomi, †sagakomi, †sac à commis bearberry leaves used for smoking, the plant itself from Ojibwa (in an early variety) sakaakkomin bearberry.