Definition of Abies alba

1. Noun. Tall timber tree of central and southern Europe having a regular crown and grey bark.

Exact synonyms: Christmas Tree, European Silver Fir
Generic synonyms: Silver Fir

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Abies Alba

Abert's pipilos
Abert's towhee
Abert's towhees
Abies alba
Abies amabilis
Abies balsamea
Abies bracteata
Abies concolor
Abies fraseri
Abies grandis
Abies lasiocarpa
Abies lowiana
Abies venusta

Literary usage of Abies alba

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1. The Pinetum: Being a Synopsis of All the Coniferous Plants at Present Known by George Gordon, Henry George Bohn (1880)
"abies alba argentea, Hort. This very distinct and striking variety has ... abies alba prostrata, Hort. A dwarf bush, seldom growing more than 3 or feet high ..."

2. A Natural History of the British Lepidoptera: A Text-book for Students and by James William Tutt (1904)
"... P. strobus, and more rarely on abies alba, Picea excelsa and Lari.v decidua. Larvae are sometimes found right on into November, and, at Wiesbaden, ..."

3. The Volatile Oils by Eduard Gildemeister, Friedrich Hoffmann (1900)
"This oil is distilled principally in Switzerland and Tyrol (in the Puster valley) From the needles and twigs of abies alba Miller (Abies ..."

4. The Horticulturist, and Journal of Rural Art and Rural Taste by Luther Tucker (1874)
"I will name a few of the choice hardy sorts, beginning with the old neglected, but best of all the Spruces, the abies alba.—The White Spruce makes a medium ..."

5. The Canadian Forester's Illustrated Guide by Jean-Charles Chapais (1885)
"... abies alba—White spruce-tree 57 abies alba—Leaves and cone of white spruce 58 abies alba—Winged seed of white spruce 58 Abies balsamifera—Balsam ..."

6. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1906)
"Schimmel & Co. have recently had occasion to distil oils of Pinus pumilio and of the needles of abies alba, from material which had been obtained from ..."

7. The North American Sylva, Or, A Description of the Forest Trees, of the by François André Michaux, Augustus L Hillhouse (1819)
"Ill, 191 Single spruce abies alba. *...... Ill, 182 Slippery elm Ulmus rubra. . . . . Ill, 89 Small chesnut oak. ..."

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