Yeddo spruce

noun

Yed·​do spruce
ˈye(ˌ)dō-
: an evergreen tree (Picea jezoensis) of eastern Asia often cultivated as an ornamental and having dark green leaves that have white bands above and are silvery white beneath

called also Japanese spruce

Word History

Etymology

from Yeddo (Yedo), now Tokyo, Japan

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“Yeddo spruce.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Yeddo%20spruce. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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