• synonyms

red fir

  1. any of several firs, as Abies magnifica, of the western U.S., having a reddish bark.
  2. the light, soft wood of these trees.
  3. Douglas fir.
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Origin of red fir

First recorded in 1835–45
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British Dictionary definitions for red fir

red fir

  1. a North American coniferous tree, Abies magnifica, having reddish wood valued as timber: family Pinaceae
  2. any of various other pinaceous trees that have reddish wood
  3. the wood of any of these trees
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