Oregon fir


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Oregon fir

or

Oregon pine

n
(Plants) other names for Douglas fir

Doug′las fir′


n.
a giant North American evergreen tree, Pseudotsuga menziesii, of the pine family, used for timber and as a Christmas tree.
Also called Doug′las pine′, Doug′las spruce′.
[1855–60; after David Douglas (1798–1834), Scottish botanist]
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Noun1.Oregon fir - lofty douglas fir of northwestern North America having short needles and egg-shaped conesOregon fir - lofty douglas fir of northwestern North America having short needles and egg-shaped cones
douglas fir - tall evergreen timber tree of western North America having resinous wood and short needles
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Bryan Beechy of Salem brought a replica 1885, 15-foot lobster boat that he made from Oregon fir and oak.

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