Norway spruce

noun

Definition of Norway spruce

: a widely cultivated spruce (Picea abies) of northern Europe that has a pyramidal shape, spreading branches and pendulous branchlets, dark foliage, and long pendulous cones

First Known Use of Norway spruce

1766, in the meaning defined above

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“Norway spruce.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Norway%20spruce. Accessed 10 Jul. 2020.

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