Definition of Fir

1. Noun. Nonresinous wood of a fir tree.

Substance meronyms: Fir Tree, True Fir
Specialized synonyms: Douglas Fir
Generic synonyms: Wood



2. Noun. Any of various evergreen trees of the genus Abies; chiefly of upland areas.
Exact synonyms: Fir Tree, True Fir
Group relationships: Abies, Genus Abies
Specialized synonyms: Silver Fir, Abies Bracteata, Abies Venusta, Bristlecone Fir, Santa Lucia Fir
Terms within: Fir Cone
Generic synonyms: Conifer, Coniferous Tree

Definition of Fir

1. n. A genus (Abies) of coniferous trees, often of large size and elegant shape, some of them valued for their timber and others for their resin. The species are distinguished as the balsam fir, the silver fir, the red fir, etc. The Scotch fir is a Pinus.

Definition of Fir

1. Noun. A conifer of the genus ''Abies''. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Fir

1. an evergreen tree [n -S]

Medical Definition of Fir

1. A genus (Abies) of coniferous trees, often of large size and elegant shape, some of them valued for their timber and others for their resin. The species are distinguished as the balsam fir, the silver fir, the red fir, etc. The Scoth fir is a Pinus. Fir in the Bible means any one of several coniferous trees, including, cedar, cypress, and probably three species of pine. Origin: Dan. Fyr, fyrr; akin to Sw. Furu, Icel. Fura, AS. Furh in furhwudu fir wood, G. Fohre, OHG. Forha pine, vereheih a sort of oak, L. Quercus ak. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fir

fippence
fippences
fippennies
fippenny
fippenny bit
fippenny bits
fipple
fipple flute
fipple pipe
fipples
fipronil
fips
fiqh
fique
fiques
fir (current term)
fir-cone
fir-cones
fir clubmoss
fir clubmosses
fir cone
fir tree
fire
fire-bellied toad
fire-breather
fire-breathers
fire-breathing
fire-bush
fire-eater

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