Definition of Norway spruce in English:

Norway spruce

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noun

  • A long-coned European spruce which is widely grown for timber and pulp. In Britain it is often used as a Christmas tree.
    • Picea abies, family Pinaceae
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    • The nursery grows mainly white spruce, black spruce, Norway spruce, jack pine, red pine, eastern white pine, Scots pine and smaller amounts of various other species.
    • For example, in the province of Norrbotten there were twenty times as many old Scots pines and Norway spruces as there are today.
    • Several species of trees were used for this purpose, most commonly Scots pines and Norway spruces.

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