white fir
noun Date: 1849 a large fir (Abies concolor) of western North America with pale usually bluish-green foliage, a narrow erect crown, and soft wood that is used for lumber

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  • White fir — White White (hw[imac]t), a. [Compar. {Whiter} (hw[imac]t [ e]r); superl. {Whitest}.] [OE. whit, AS. hw[imac]t; akin to OFries. and OS. hw[=i]t, D. wit, G. weiss, OHG. w[=i]z, hw[=i]z, Icel. hv[=i]tr, Sw. hvit, Dan. hvid, Goth. hweits, Lith.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • white fir — white′ fir′ n. 1) pln a tall narrow fir, Abies concolor, of W North America 2) the soft wood of this tree, used for lumber and pulp • Etymology: 1880–85, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • white fir — noun 1. medium to tall fir of western North America having a conic crown and branches in tiers; leaves smell of orange when crushed • Syn: ↑amabilis fir, ↑Pacific silver fir, ↑red silver fir, ↑Christmas tree, ↑Abies amabilis • Hypernyms: ↑silver… …   Useful english dictionary

  • white fir — kaliforninis kėnis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Pušinių šeimos medieninis, dekoratyvinis augalas (Abies grandis), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Abies grandis angl. grand fir; yellow fir; lowland fir; lowland white fir;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • white fir — pilkasis kėnis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Pušinių šeimos medieninis, dekoratyvinis augalas (Abies concolor), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Abies concolor angl. Colorado fir; Colorado white fir; giant fir; silver fir;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • white fir — europinis kėnis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Pušinių šeimos augalas (Abies alba), iš kurio gaunamas eterinis aliejus. atitikmenys: lot. Abies alba; Abies alba f. pendula; Abies alba f. pyramidalis angl. Christmastree; common silver fir;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • white fir — noun A North American species of fir tree (Abies concolor). Syn: Colorado fir, concolor fir …   Wiktionary

  • white fir — 1. a tall, narrow fir, Abies concolor, of western North America, yielding a soft wood used for lumber, pulp, boxes, etc. 2. the wood of this tree. 3. any of various similar firs of western North America, or their wood. [1880 85, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • lowland white fir — noun lofty fir of the Pacific coast of northwestern America having long curving branches and deep green leaves • Syn: ↑lowland fir, ↑giant fir, ↑grand fir, ↑Abies grandis • Hypernyms: ↑silver fir * * * noun see …   Useful english dictionary

  • lowland white fir — kaliforninis kėnis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Pušinių šeimos medieninis, dekoratyvinis augalas (Abies grandis), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Abies grandis angl. grand fir; yellow fir; lowland fir; lowland white fir;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

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