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Engelmann spruce

[eng-guh l-muh n] /ˈɛŋ gəl mən/
noun
1.
a narrow, conical spruce, Picea engelmannii, of western North America, having short, dense branches and yielding a soft, pale-yellow wood.
2.
the soft, light wood of this tree, used in the construction of buildings and in the manufacture of paper, boxes, etc.
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70; named after G. Engelmann (1809-84), German-American botanist
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