Norway spruce


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Norway spruce

n.
A tall spruce (Picea abies) with long, dark green needles, large cones, and drooping branchlets, native to Europe and widely cultivated in North America.

Norway spruce

n
(Plants) a European spruce tree, Picea abies, planted for timber and ornament, having drooping branches and dark green needle-like leaves

Nor′way spruce′


n.
a European spruce, Picea abies, having shiny, dark green needles, grown as an ornamental.
[1725–35]
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Noun1.Norway spruce - tall pyramidal spruce native to northern Europe having dark green foliage on spreading branches with pendulous branchlets and long pendulous conesNorway 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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It stood at one end of the main street, its classic portico and small-paned windows looking down a flagged path between Norway spruces to the slim white steeple of the Congregational church.
Young Ethan Frome walked at a quick pace along the deserted street, past the bank and Michael Eady's new brick store and Lawyer Varnum's house with the two black Norway spruces at the gate.
The Norway spruce donated by public works employee Kathy Rendeck fell on its side, blocking part of the circular driveway in front of the building at 400 S.
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Named Old Tjikko, this Norway Spruce has lived for nearly 10,000 years.