Meaning of Engelmann spruce

En'gel•mann spruce'

Pronunciation: (eng'gul-mun), [key]
  1. a narrow, conical spruce, Picea engelmannii, of western North America, having short, dense branches and yielding a soft, pale-yellow wood.
  2. the soft, light wood of this tree, used in the construction of buildings and in the manufacture of paper, boxes, etc.
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