silver fir


noun

a coniferous tree, Abies alba, native to Europe, the young branches of which are covered with grayish fuzz.

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Origin of silver fir

First recorded in 1700–10
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British Dictionary definitions for silver fir

silver fir

noun

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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