Norway spruce

Norway spruce
noun Date: 1797 a widely cultivated spruce (Picea abies) of northern Europe and has a pyramidal shape, spreading branches and pendulous branchlets, dark foliage, and long pendulous cones

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  • Norway spruce — n. a common, evergreen, ornamental spruce (Picea abies) with drooping branchlets, large, brown cones, and shiny, dark green needles …   English World dictionary

  • Norway Spruce — Taxobox name = Norway Spruce status = LR/lc | status system = IUCN2.3 image width = 240px image caption = Norway Spruce regnum = Plantae divisio = Pinophyta classis = Pinopsida ordo = Pinales familia = Pinaceae genus = Picea species = P. abies… …   Wikipedia

  • Norway spruce — paprastoji eglė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Pušinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, medieninis, vaistinis augalas (Picea abies), paplitęs Europoje. Iš jo gaunamas eterinis aliejus. atitikmenys: lot. Abies excelsa var. columnaris; Abies excelsa… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Norway spruce — noun a species of spruce native to Europe, Picea abies Syn: European spruce …   Wiktionary

  • Norway spruce — Nor′way spruce′ n. pln a European spruce, Picea abies, having shiny, dark green needles, grown as an ornamental • Etymology: 1725–35 …   From formal English to slang

  • Norway spruce — noun tall pyramidal spruce native to northern Europe having dark green foliage on spreading branches with pendulous branchlets and long pendulous cones • Syn: ↑Picea abies • Hypernyms: ↑spruce …   Useful english dictionary

  • Norway spruce — a European spruce, Picea abies, having shiny, dark green needles, grown as an ornamental. [1725 35] * * * …   Universalium

  • Norway spruce — /nɔweɪ ˈsprus/ (say nawway sproohs) noun a coniferous tree, Picea abies, native of northern and central Europe, much planted for forestry elsewhere …   Australian English dictionary

  • Spruce beer — is a beverage flavored with the buds, needles, or essence of spruce trees. Spruce has been a traditional flavoring ingredient throughout the upper latitudes of the Northern Hemisphere where it is found, often substituting for ingredients… …   Wikipedia

  • 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 coniferous tree of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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