a coniferous tree, Abies alba, native to Europe, the young branches of which are covered with grayish fuzz.
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How to use silver fir in a sentence
No tree takes the snow stress with such ease as the silver fir.The Land of Little Rain | Mary Austin
Close to the long stone wall shone the silver-fir that shielded the bee-city against the west wind.The Adventures of Maya the Bee | Waldemar Bonsels
Such a sight may be seen in Europe among the high silver-fir forests of the Pyrenees.
The floor was bedded down a foot deep with springy silver fir boughs, laid butts down and toward the foot.Unexplored! | Allen Chaffee
They had left the silver fir belt and were in the region of dwarfed mountain pines.Unexplored! | Allen Chaffee
British Dictionary definitions for silver fir
any of various fir trees the leaves of which have a silvery undersurface, esp Abies alba, an important timber tree of central and S Europe
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