Definition of Silver spruce

1. Noun. Tall spruce with blue-green needles and dense conic crown; older trees become columnar with lower branches sweeping downward.

Exact synonyms: Colorado Blue Spruce, Colorado Spruce, Picea Pungens
Generic synonyms: Spruce

Lexicographical Neighbors of Silver Spruce

silver point
silver poisoning
silver protein
silver protein stain
silver proteins
silver quandong
silver quandong tree
silver rule
silver sage
silver sagebrush
silver salmon
silver screen
silver service
silver solder
silver spoon
silver spruce (current term)
silver stain
silver staining
silver standard
silver storm
silver storms
silver sulfadiazine
silver sulfide
silver surfer
silver surfers
silver thatch
silver thaw
silver top
silver tree
silver tree fern

Literary usage of Silver spruce

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Riders of the Purple Sage: A Novel by Zane Grey (1912)
"... CHAPTER IX silver spruce AND ASPENS THE rest of that night seemed to Venters only a few moments of starlight ..."

2. Wild Life on the Rockies by Enos Abijah Mills (1909)
"of all the votes went to the Rocky Mountain columbine. When it came to selecting a tree, every vote was cast for the silver spruce. ..."

3. Reports of Cases Decided in the Supreme Court of the State of Oregon by Oregon Supreme Court (1922)
"After alleging a breach of the contract by the silver spruce Company, the complaint says: "That one of the main considerations for plaintiff entering into ..."

4. Aeroplane Construction: A Handbook on the Various Methods and Details of by Sydney Camm (1919)
"The recent shortage of silver spruce has led to the employment of Norwegian spruce for items such as fuselage struts, hollow fairings to tubular struts, ..."

5. Aeroplane Structures by Alfred John Sutton Pippard, John Laurence (1919)
"SPECIFICATION FOR silver spruce AND APPROVED SUBSTITUTES 1. ... silver spruce (Picea sitchensis, Carr.), Quebec Spruce (Picea alba and Picea nigra, Link), ..."

6. A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains by Isabella Lucy Bird (1894)
"... with pyramidal firs and the beautiful silver spruce fringing its banks, and often falling across it in artistic grace, the gloom chill and deep, ..."

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