true fir

any of various evergreen trees of the genus Abies; chiefly of upland areas
Syn: ↑fir, ↑fir tree
Hypernyms: ↑conifer, ↑coniferous tree
Member Holonyms: ↑Abies, ↑genus Abies
Substance Meronyms: ↑fir
Part Meronyms: ↑fir cone

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  • fir — /ferr/, n. 1. any coniferous tree belonging to the genus Abies, of the pine family, characterized by its pyramidal style of growth, flat needles, and erect cones. 2. the wood of such a tree. [1250 1300; ME firre, OE fyrh; c. OS furie; akin to OE… …   Universalium

  • fir tree — noun any of various evergreen trees of the genus Abies; chiefly of upland areas • Syn: ↑fir, ↑true fir • Hypernyms: ↑conifer, ↑coniferous tree • Hyponyms: ↑silver fir, ↑Santa Luc …   Useful english dictionary

  • fir cone — noun the seed producing cone of a fir tree • Hypernyms: ↑cone, ↑strobilus, ↑strobile • Part Holonyms: ↑fir, ↑fir tree, ↑true fir * * * fir cone noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • Fir —    The uniform rendering in the Authorized Version (marg. R.V., cypress ) of berosh (2 Sam. 6:5; 1 Kings 5:8, 10; 6:15, 34; 9:11, etc.), a lofty tree (Isa. 55:13) growing on Lebanon (37:24). Its wood was used in making musical instruments and… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • Fir — Taxobox name = Abies firs fossil range = Fossil range|49|0cite journal|author=Shorn, Howard|author2=Wehr, Wesley| date=1986| title=Abies milleri, sp. nov., from the Middle Eocene Klondike Mountain Formation, Republic, Ferry County, Washington|… …   Wikipedia

  • True Cross — The True Cross is the name for physical remnants which, by a Christian tradition, are believed to be from the actual cross upon which Jesus was crucified. [The birth, teachings and death of Jesus were recorded by four 1st century writers, in the… …   Wikipedia

  • fir — Pine Pine, n. [AS. p[=i]n, L. pinus.] 1. (Bot.) Any tree of the coniferous genus {Pinus}. See {Pinus}. [1913 Webster] Note: There are about twenty eight species in the United States, of which the {white pine} ({Pinus Strobus}), the {Georgia pine} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • true pine — noun a coniferous tree • Syn: ↑pine, ↑pine tree • Hypernyms: ↑conifer, ↑coniferous tree • Hyponyms: ↑pinon, ↑pinyon, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • silver fir — noun any of various true firs having leaves white or silvery white beneath • Hypernyms: ↑fir, ↑fir tree, ↑true fir • Hyponyms: ↑amabilis fir, ↑white fir, ↑Pacific silver fir, ↑red silver fir …   Useful english dictionary

  • bristlecone fir — noun a pyramidal fir of southwestern California having spiny pointed leaves and cone scales with long spines • Syn: ↑Santa Lucia fir, ↑Abies bracteata, ↑Abies venusta • Hypernyms: ↑fir, ↑fir tree, ↑true fir * * * ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ …   Useful english dictionary

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