- a spruce, Picea glauca, of northern North America, having bluish-green needles and silvery-brown bark.
- the light, soft wood of this tree, used for pulp and in the construction of boxes, crates, etc.
Origin of white spruce
First recorded in 1760–70
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- a N North American spruce tree, Picea glauca, having grey bark, pale brown oblong cones, and bluish-green needle-like leaves
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