Engelmann spruce

noun En·gel·mann spruce \ˌeŋ-gəl-mən-\

Definition of Engelmann spruce

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

Origin and Etymology of engelmann spruce

George Engelmann †1884 American botanist

First Known Use: 1866

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