Definition of Norway spruce

1. Noun. Tall pyramidal spruce native to northern Europe having dark green foliage on spreading branches with pendulous branchlets and long pendulous cones.

Exact synonyms: Picea Abies
Generic synonyms: Spruce



Definition of Norway spruce

1. Noun. A species of spruce native to Europe, ''Picea abies''. ¹

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Norway rat
Norway rats
Norway spruce
Norwegian
Norwegian-Canadian
Norwegian Bokmål
Norwegian Nynorsk
Norwegian Sea
Norwegian Sign Language
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Norwegian forest cat
Norwegian krone
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Norwegian monetary unit
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Literary usage of Norway spruce

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1. The North American Sylva, Or, A Description of the Forest Trees, of the by François André Michaux, Augustus Lucas Hillhouse (1819)
"THE norway spruce Fir, like the "Wild Pine, is indigenous to the northern climates of Europe and Asia, and becomes rare in descending towards the South. ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General (1890)
"The minons products of the norway spruce, though yielded by the tree in less ... By the peasantry of its native countries the norway spruce is applied to ..."

3. Forestry in New England: A Handbook of Eastern Forest Management by Ralph Chipman Hawley, Austin Foster Hawes (1912)
"The norway spruce, like the Scotch pine, is native throughout northern Europe, ... There are, however, two serious objections to the norway spruce. ..."

4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"The resinous products of the norway spruce, though yielded by the tree in less ... By the peasantry of its native countries the norway spruce is applied to ..."

5. A Dictionary, Practical, Theoretical, and Historical, of Commerce and by John Ramsey McCulloch, Vethake, Henry (1852)
"The norway spruce thrives very well in Britain, and produces timber little ... The wood is not so resinous as the norway spruce : it is tougher, lighter, ..."

6. Handbook of Nature-study for Teachers and Parents: Based on the Cornell by Anna Botsford Comstock (1911)
"THE norway spruce Teacher's Story rHE norway spruce is a native of Europe, and we find it in America the most satisfactory of all spruces for ornamental ..."

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