from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A western North American spruce (Picea engelmannii) having blue-green needles, cones with diamond-shaped scales, and scaly bark.
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- noun tall spruce of Rocky Mountains and British Columbia with blue-green needles and acutely conic crown; wood used for rough lumber and boxes
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[After George Engelmann, (1809–1884), German-born American botanist.]
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