Alcock spruce


Definition of Alcock spruce

  1. :  a Japanese pyramidal evergreen tree (Picea bicolor) that has stiff branches and slightly flattened leaves and is cultivated for ornament

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Origin and Etymology of alcock spruce

after Sir Rutherford Alcock †1897 English diplomat

First Known Use: 1862

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