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 for Tsuga Canadensis
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Hemlock \Hem"lock\, 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 maculata, Cicuta bulbifera, and Cicuta
        virosa, and the Conium maculatum. See Conium.
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     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
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     2. (Bot.) An evergreen tree common in North America ({Abies
        Canadensis or Tsuga Canadensis); hemlock spruce.
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              The murmuring pines and the hemlocks. --Longfellow.
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     3. The wood or timber of the hemlock tree.
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     Ground hemlock, or Dwarf hemlock. See under Ground.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Spruce \Spruce\ (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, a.]
     1. (Bot.) Any coniferous tree of the genus Picea, as the
        Norway spruce ({Picea excelsa), and the white and black
        spruces of America ({Picea alba and Picea nigra),
        besides several others in the far Northwest. See Picea.
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     2. The wood or timber of the spruce tree.
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     3. Prussia leather; pruce. [Obs.]
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              Spruce, a sort of leather corruptly so called for
              Prussia leather.                      --E. Phillips.
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     Douglas spruce (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.
     Hemlock spruce (Bot.), a graceful coniferous tree ({Tsuga
        Canadensis) of North America. Its timber is valuable, and
        the bark is largely used in tanning leather.
     Spruce beer. [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.
     Spruce grouse. (Zool.) Same as Spruce partridge, below.
     Spruce leather. See Spruce, n., 3.
     Spruce partridge (Zool.), a handsome American grouse
        ({Dendragapus Canadensis) found in Canada and the
        Northern United States; -- called also Canada grouse.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  Tsuga canadensis
      n 1: common forest tree of the eastern United States and Canada;
           used especially for pulpwood [syn: eastern hemlock,
           Canadian hemlock, spruce pine, Tsuga canadensis]

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