red spruce

red spruce
red′ spruce′
pln a spruce, Picea rubens, of NE North America, having reddish brown inner bark and yielding a light, soft wood
Etymology: 1770–80

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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  • red spruce — a spruce, Picea rubens, of eastern North America, having reddish brown bark and cones and yielding a light, soft wood used for pulp, in the construction of boxes, etc. [1770 80] * * * …   Universalium

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  • Red — Red, a. [Compar. {Redder} ( d?r); superl. {Reddest}.] [OE. red, reed, AS. re[ a]d, re[ o]d; akin to OS. r[=o]d, OFries. r[=a]d, D. rood, G. roht, rot, OHG. r[=o]t, Dan. & Sw. r[ o]d, Icel. rau[eth]r, rj[=o][eth]r, Goth. r[ a]uds, W. rhudd, Armor …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English