Definition of Picea

1. Noun. A genus of temperate and Arctic evergreen trees (see spruce).

Exact synonyms: Genus Picea
Generic synonyms: Gymnosperm Genus
Group relationships: Family Pinaceae, Pinaceae, Pine Family
Member holonyms: Spruce

Definition of Picea

1. n. A genus of coniferous trees of the northen hemisphere, including the Norway spruce and the American black and white spruces. These trees have pendent cones, which do not readily fall to pieces, in this and other respects differing from the firs.

Medical Definition of Picea

1. A genus of coniferous trees of the northen hemisphere, including the Norway spruce and the American black and white spruces. These trees have pendent cones, which do not readily fall to pieces, in this and other respects differing from the firs. Origin: L, the pitch pine, from pix, picis, pitch. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Picea

piccages
piccalilli
piccalillis
piccanin
piccaninnies
piccaninny
piccanins
piccata
piccies
piccolo
piccoloist
piccoloists
piccolos
piccy
pice
picea
piceatannol
piceatannols
picenadol
picene
picenes
piceous
pichey
pichi
pichia
pichiciago
pichiciego
pichinde virus
picholine
picholines

Literary usage of Picea

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1. Dwarf Mistletoes: Biology, Pathology, and Systematics by Frank G. Hawksworth, Delbert Wiens (1998)
"Tusket, on Picea glauca, Jack 3 759 in 1924 (UC) and Long & Fernald 21042 ... Anne de la Pocatiere, on Picea glauca, Marie-Victorin 28456 in 1928 (RM, US, ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1911)
"... and the aspen (Populus trémula), are the timbers principally employed; and in America the black spruce (Picea nigra), ..."

3. The Principal Species of Wood: Their Characteristic Properties by Charles Henry Snow (1908)
"(Picea.) The spruces form forests in Europe and North America. ... The red spruce (Picea rubens) is now, by reason of the diminution of the supply of white ..."

4. The Silva of California by Willis Linn Jepson (1910)
"Picea Link. SPRUCE. Trees with tall tapering trunks and thin scaly bark. ... Picea sitchensis Carr. TIDELAND SPRUCE. Plate 32, figs. 4-6. ..."

5. The Florist and Pomologist: A Pictorial Monthly Magazine of Flowers, Fruits by Robert Hogg (1883)
"This tree comes from the Rocky Mountain region of North-West America, and besides having been sent abroad under the erroneous names of Picea Menziesii (more ..."

6. Dwarf Mistletoes: Biology, Pathology, and Systematics by Frank G. Hawksworth, Delbert Wiens (1998)
"Tusket, on Picea glauca, Jack 3 759 in 1924 (UC) and Long & Fernald 21042 ... Anne de la Pocatiere, on Picea glauca, Marie-Victorin 28456 in 1928 (RM, US, ..."

7. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1911)
"... and the aspen (Populus trémula), are the timbers principally employed; and in America the black spruce (Picea nigra), ..."

8. The Principal Species of Wood: Their Characteristic Properties by Charles Henry Snow (1908)
"(Picea.) The spruces form forests in Europe and North America. ... The red spruce (Picea rubens) is now, by reason of the diminution of the supply of white ..."

9. The Silva of California by Willis Linn Jepson (1910)
"Picea Link. SPRUCE. Trees with tall tapering trunks and thin scaly bark. ... Picea sitchensis Carr. TIDELAND SPRUCE. Plate 32, figs. 4-6. ..."

10. The Florist and Pomologist: A Pictorial Monthly Magazine of Flowers, Fruits by Robert Hogg (1883)
"This tree comes from the Rocky Mountain region of North-West America, and besides having been sent abroad under the erroneous names of Picea Menziesii (more ..."

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