Definition of Genus Abies

1. Noun. True firs.

Exact synonyms: Abies
Generic synonyms: Gymnosperm Genus
Group relationships: Family Pinaceae, Pinaceae, Pine Family
Member holonyms: Fir, Fir Tree, True Fir



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Abies

genuine issue of material fact
genuine issues of material fact
genuinely
genuineness
genuinenesses
genupectoral position
genuphallations
genus
genus-Fenusa
genus-Megapodius
genus-Milvus
genus-group
genus Abelia
genus Abelmoschus
genus Abies (current term)
genus Abramis
genus Abrocoma
genus Abronia
genus Abudefduf
genus Abutilon
genus Acacia
genus Acalypha
genus Acanthisitta
genus Acanthocereus
genus Acanthocybium
genus Acanthophis
genus Acanthoscelides
genus Acanthurus
genus Acanthus

Literary usage of Genus Abies

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1. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People by Chambers, W. and R., publ (1876)
"But the name fir is often also used in a more restricted signification, and the trees so designated are those forming the genus Abies of some authors, ..."

2. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People (1878)
"But the name fir is often also used in a more restricted signification, and the trees so designated are those forming the genus Abies of some authors, ..."

3. Diversions of a Naturalist by Edwin Ray Lankester (1915)
"In the genus Abies, associated with the silver fir, are a whole series of American, Siberian, and Japanese species. An interesting one is the Californian ..."

4. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1904)
"The genus Abies then, appears to form a transition group, having parallelisms with Agathis and Araucaria through the occurrence of resinous tracheids ..."

5. The American Cyclopædia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by Charles Anderson Dana (1874)
"III!, the popular name of several species of trees of the genus abies. Some botanical authors class the trees known as firs, spruces, and hemlock spruces in ..."

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