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A tall spruce (Picea abies) with long, dark green needles, large cones, and drooping branchlets, native to Europe and widely cultivated in North America.
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(Plants) a European spruce tree, Picea abies, planted for timber and ornament, having drooping branches and dark green needle-like leaves
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a European spruce, Picea abies, having shiny, dark green needles, grown as an ornamental.
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|Noun||1.||Norway spruce - tall pyramidal spruce native to northern Europe having dark green foliage on spreading branches with pendulous branchlets and long pendulous cones|
spruce - any coniferous tree of the genus Picea
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