Sitka spruce

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Sit·ka spruce

noun \ˈsit-kə-\

Definition of SITKA SPRUCE

:  a tall spruce (Picea sitchensis) of the northern Pacific coast of North America that has thin reddish-brown bark, flat needles, and cones with slightly toothed scales — see cone illustration

Origin of SITKA SPRUCE

Sitka, Alaska
First Known Use: 1895

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