Abies

noun
true firs
Syn: ↑genus Abies
Hypernyms: ↑gymnosperm genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Pinaceae, ↑family Pinaceae, ↑pine family
Member Meronyms: ↑fir, ↑fir tree, ↑true fir

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\\ˈābēˌēz, ˈab-\ noun
1. capitalized : a genus of north temperate evergreen trees which are the true firs (family Pinaceae) distinguished from spruces by flattish leaves, smooth circular leaf scars, and erect cones — see balsam fir, fir
2. plural abies : a tree of the genus Abies

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abies /ābˈi-ēz/
noun
A tree of the genus Abies, the genus of the true firs

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • abies — ⇒ABIES, subst. masc. BOT. A l intérieur de la famille des abiétacées, nom générique et sc. du sapin, p. oppos. au picéa « épicéa », au larix « mélèze », au pinus « pin » : • 1. Celle du Canada (térébenthine) est extraite de l abies balsamea.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • ABIES — firmissima in operibus, cumrecta statuitur. Plin. l. 16. c. 42. Firmissima in rectum abies, eadem valvarum repagulis et ad quoecumque libeat intestina opera firmissima, sive Groecô, sive Campanô sive siculô Fabricoe artis genere spectabilis,… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Abies — A bi*es, n. [L., fir tree.] (Bot.) A genus of coniferous trees, properly called Fir, as the balsam fir and the silver fir. The spruces are sometimes also referred to this genus. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Abĭes — T., Pflanzengattung aus der nat. Fam. Zapfenbäume, s. Fichte …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Abĭes — Abĭes, bei den Römern die Weißtanne; A. Juss., Pflanzengattung, s. Tanne; auch Gruppe der Gattung Pinus L. (s. d.) …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Abies — Abĭes (lat.), s. Tanne und Fichte …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Abies — Tannen Weißtanne (Abies alba), Illustration aus Koehler 1887. Systematik Abteilung: Pinophyta …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Abies — Sapin Pour les articles homonymes, voir sapin (homonymie) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Abies — Para otros usos de este término, véase Abeto (desambiguación).   Abies …   Wikipedia Español

  • Abies — kėnis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Pušinių (Pinaceae) šeimos augalų gentis (Abies). atitikmenys: lot. Abies angl. abies; fir vok. Tanne rus. пихта lenk. jodła …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

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