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red spruce

noun
1.
a spruce, Picea rubens, of eastern North America, having reddish-brown bark and cones and yielding a light, soft wood used for pulp, in the construction of boxes, etc.
Origin of red spruce
1770-1780
First recorded in 1770-80
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