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1. (Plants) a large pine tree, Pinus glabra, of the southeastern US
2. (Plants) any of several similar plants, such as certain pines, hemlocks, and spruces
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1. a tall pine tree, Pinus glabra, of the southeastern U.S., having furrowed gray bark and needles in bundles of two.
2. any of several other pines, spruces, and hemlocks.
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|Noun||1.||spruce pine - common forest tree of the eastern United States and Canada; used especially for pulpwood|
|2.||spruce pine - small spruce of boggy areas of northeastern North America having spreading branches with dense foliage; inferior wood|
spruce - any coniferous tree of the genus Picea
|3.||spruce pine - shrubby two-needled pine of coastal northwestern United States; red to yellow-brown bark fissured into small squares|
|4.||spruce pine - large two-needled pine of southeastern United States with light soft wood|
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