Meaning of Sitka spruce

Sit'ka spruce'

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  1. a spruce, Picea sitchensis, of western North America, having long, silvery-white needles, grown as an ornamental.
  2. the soft, pale-brown wood of this tree, used for making furniture and in the construction of houses.
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