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noun

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.

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Origin of white spruce

First recorded in 1760–70
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white spruce

noun

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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