Definition of piceaster in English:

piceaster

noun

rare, historical
  • A kind of coniferous tree, perhaps Norway spruce, Picea abies.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in John Evelyn (1620–1706), diarist and writer. From French † piceastre from † picéa a spruce or its etymon classical Latin picea a spruce, use as noun of feminine of piceus pitchy + French -astre.

Pronunciation

piceaster

/ˌpʌɪsɪˈastə/