Sitka spruce

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noun Sit·ka spruce \ˈsit-kə-\

Definition of Sitka spruce

  1. :  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 and Etymology of sitka spruce

Sitka, Alaska


First Known Use: 1895


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