Tsuga

noun
Tsu·​ga | \ ˈ(t)sügə \

Definition of Tsuga

: a genus of Asiatic and North American evergreen trees (family Pinaceae) comprising the hemlocks and being distinguished by drooping branches, linear leaves with persistent petiole bases, and reflexed cones

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History and Etymology for Tsuga

New Latin, from Japanese, larch

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“Tsuga.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Tsuga. Accessed 15 December 2019.

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