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black spruce

noun
1.
a spruce, Picea mariana, of North America, having bluish-green leaves and grayish-brown bark.
2.
the light, soft wood of this tree.
Origin
1755-1765
1755-65, Americanism
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black spruce

noun
1.
a coniferous tree, Picea mariana, of the northern regions of North America, growing mostly in cold bogs and having dark green needles Also called spruce pine
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