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- n. Tsuga, a genus of conifers in the family Pinaceae. There are eight, nine, or ten species (depending on the authority), with four species occurring in North America and four to six in eastern Asia. Unlike poison hemlock (Conium), the various species of Tsuga are not poisonous.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of coniferous trees, of the tribe Abietineæ, including the hemlocks, and intermediate between Picea, the spruce, and Abies, the fir.
- n. A tree of this genus.
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- n. hemlock; hemlock fir; hemlock spruce
From Japanese 栂 (ツガ) (Wiktionary)