Found 2 items, similar to Tsuga Canadensis.
English → English
Definition: Tsuga canadensis
n : common forest tree of the eastern United States and Canada;
used especially for pulpwood [syn: eastern hemlock
, Canadian hemlock
, spruce pine
English → English
Definition: Tsuga Canadensis
(spr[udd]s), n. [OE. Spruce or Pruse, Prussia,
Prussian. So named because it was first known as a native of
Prussia, or because its sprouts were used for making, spruce
beer. Cf. Spruce beer, below, Spruce
1. (Bot.) Any coniferous tree of the genus Picea
, as the
Norway spruce (P. excelsa
), and the white and black
spruces of America (P. alba
and P. nigra
several others in the far Northwest. See Picea
2. The wood or timber of the spruce tree.
3. Prussia leather; pruce. [Obs.]
Spruce, a sort of leather corruptly so called for
Prussia leather. --E. Phillips.
(Bot.), a valuable timber tree (Pseudotsuga Douglasii
) of Northwestern America.
Essence of spruce
, a thick, dark-colored, bitterish, and
acidulous liquid made by evaporating a decoction of the
young branches of spruce.
(Bot.), a graceful coniferous tree (Tsuga Canadensis
) of North America. Its timber is valuable, and
the bark is largely used in tanning leather.
. [G. sprossenbier; sprosse sprout, shoot (akin
to E. sprout, n.) + bier beer. The word was changed into
spruce beer because the beer came from Prussia (OE.
Spruce), or because it was made from the sprouts of the
spruce. See Sprout
, n., Beer
, and cf. Spruce
, n.] A
kind of beer which is tinctured or flavored with spruce,
either by means of the extract or by decoction.
. (Zo["o]l.) Same as Spruce partridge
. See Spruce
, n., 3.
(Zo["o]l.), a handsome American grouse
) found in Canada and the
Northern United States; -- called also Canada grouse
, n. [OE. hemeluc, humloc, AS. hemlic,
1. (Bot.) The name of several poisonous umbelliferous herbs
having finely cut leaves and small white flowers, as the
, Cicuta bulbifera
, and Cicuta virosa
, and the Conium maculatum
. See Conium
Note: The potion of hemlock administered to Socrates is by
some thought to have been a decoction of Cicuta virosa
, or water hemlock, by others, of Conium maculatum
2. (Bot.) An evergreen tree common in North America (Abies Canadensis
or Tsuga Canadensis
); hemlock spruce.
The murmuring pines and the hemlocks. --Longfellow.
3. The wood or timber of the hemlock tree.
, or Dwarf hemlock
. See under Ground