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spruce

noun [C or U] uk   /spruːs/ us  
an evergreen tree (= one that never loses its leaves) with leaves like needles, or the pale-coloured wood from this tree

spruce

adjective uk   /spruːs/ approving us  
(of a person) tidy and clean in appearance: He looked spruce and handsome in a clean white shirt.
Translations of “spruce”
in Spanish aseado…
in French pimpant…
in German adrett…
in Chinese (Traditional) 雲杉, 雲杉木…
in Chinese (Simplified) 云杉, 云杉木…
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