eastern hemlock

noun

Definition of eastern hemlock

  1. :  a common forest tree (Tsuga canadensis) of the eastern U.S. and Canada that has leaves narrowed toward the apex and with pale stomatal lines beneath, yields a soft, splintery, but moisture-resistant lumber, and is largely used for pulp production

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1845

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1845


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