a fir, Abies lasiocarpa, of the Rocky Mountains, yielding a soft, brittle wood used for making boxes, crates, etc.
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What does “blatherskite” mean?
Origin of alpine fir
First recorded in 1895–1900
Words nearby alpine fir
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