from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A genus of trees, the firs, of the suborder Abietineæ, natural order Coniferæ, some of which are valuable for their timber.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (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.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of aby.
  • noun botany A tree of the genus Abies.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun true firs


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From the genus name Abies.



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  • Genus name for the various species of true fir trees.

    August 28, 2009