Definition of Fir tree
1. Noun. Any of various evergreen trees of the genus Abies; chiefly of upland areas.
Group relationships: Abies, Genus Abies
Terms within: Fir
Specialized synonyms: Silver Fir, Abies Bracteata, Abies Venusta, Bristlecone Fir, Santa Lucia Fir
Terms within: Fir Cone
Generic synonyms: Conifer, Coniferous Tree
Medical Definition of Fir tree
1. See Fir. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fir Tree
Literary usage of Fir tree
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1. Children's Literature: A Textbook of Sources for Teachers and Teacher by Charles Madison Curry (1921)
"THE fir tree HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN Out in the forest stood a pretty little Fir Tree. ... But the little fir tree wished ardently to become greater. ..."
2. Index to Fairy Tales, Myths and Legends by Mary Huse Eastman (1915)
"Fir-tree fairy book. Ketchum and Jorgensen. Kindergarten gems. (Pine tree. ... fir tree. II. Bryant. Best stories to tell to children. (Little fir tree. ..."
3. An Ordinary of Arms Contained in the Public Register of All Arms and by James Balfour Paul (1893)
"TREE, FIR—TREE, OAK Tree, Fir—continued. mount in base vert surmounted by a ... Arg. a fir tree growing out of a mount in base ppr. surmounted of a sword in ..."
4. Forest Life and Forest Trees: Comprising Winter Camp-life Among the Loggers by John S. Springer (1851)
"The Fir-tree. —Spruce-tree—Its conical Form—Uses.—American Larch—Success of the Dukes of Athol in planting it on the Highlands of Scotland. ..."