Engelmann spruce

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En·​gel·​mann spruce | \ ˌeŋ-gəl-mən- How to pronounce Engelmann spruce (audio) \

Definition of Engelmann spruce

: a large spruce (Picea engelmannii) of the Rocky mountain region and British Columbia that yields a light-colored wood

First Known Use of Engelmann spruce

1866, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Engelmann spruce

George Engelmann †1884 American botanist

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“Engelmann spruce.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Engelmann%20spruce. Accessed 12 May. 2021.

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