Tsuga Canadensis
Hemlock Hem"lock, n. [OE. hemeluc, humloc, AS. hemlic, hymlic.] 1. (Bot.) The name of several poisonous umbelliferous herbs having finely cut leaves and small white flowers, as the {Cicuta maculata}, {Cicuta bulbifera}, and {Cicuta virosa}, and the {Conium maculatum}. See {Conium}. [1913 Webster]

Note: The potion of hemlock administered to Socrates is by some thought to have been a decoction of {Cicuta virosa}, or water hemlock, by others, of {Conium maculatum}. [1913 Webster]

2. (Bot.) An evergreen tree common in North America ({Abies Canadensis} or {Tsuga Canadensis}); hemlock spruce. [1913 Webster]

The murmuring pines and the hemlocks. --Longfellow. [1913 Webster]

3. The wood or timber of the hemlock tree. [1913 Webster]

{Ground hemlock}, or {Dwarf hemlock}. See under {Ground}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Tsuga canadensis — Taxobox name = Tsuga canadensis image width = 240px image caption = status = G4 status system = TNC status ref = Cite web publisher =NatureServe title = Tsuga canadensis work = NatureServe Explorer url =… …   Wikipedia

  • Tsuga canadensis —   Tsuga del Canadá Abeto canad …   Wikipedia Español

  • Tsuga canadensis — Pruche du Canada Tsuga canadensis …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Tsuga canadensis — Kanadische Hemlocktanne Kanadische Hemlocktanne (Tsuga canadensis), Zeichnung Systematik Klasse: Pinopsida …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Tsuga canadensis — kanadinė cūga statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Pušinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, medieninis, vaistinis augalas (Tsuga canadensis), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. Iš jo gaunamas eterinis aliejus. atitikmenys: lot. Abies canadensis var. gracilis;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Tsuga Canadensis — Spruce Spruce (spr[udd]s), n. [OE. Spruce or Pruse, Prussia, Prussian. So named because it was first known as a native of Prussia, or because its sprouts were used for making, spruce beer. Cf. Spruce beer, below, {Spruce}, a.] 1. (Bot.) Any… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tsuga canadensis — ID 86322 Symbol Key TSCA Common Name eastern hemlock Family Pinaceae Category Gymnosperm Division Coniferophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, CT, DC, DE, GA, IN, KY, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, NC, NH, NJ, NY, OH,… …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Tsuga canadensis — noun common forest tree of the eastern United States and Canada; used especially for pulpwood • Syn: ↑eastern hemlock, ↑Canadian hemlock, ↑spruce pine • Hypernyms: ↑hemlock, ↑hemlock tree …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tsuga canadensis f. fastigiata — kanadinė cūga statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Pušinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, medieninis, vaistinis augalas (Tsuga canadensis), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. Iš jo gaunamas eterinis aliejus. atitikmenys: lot. Abies canadensis var. gracilis;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Tsuga canadensis f. gracilis — kanadinė cūga statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Pušinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, medieninis, vaistinis augalas (Tsuga canadensis), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. Iš jo gaunamas eterinis aliejus. atitikmenys: lot. Abies canadensis var. gracilis;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

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