balsam fir


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balsam fir

n.
A North American evergreen tree (Abies balsamea) having a pyramidal shape and flattened needles. It is used for pulpwood and yields Canada balsam.
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balsam fir

n
(Plants) a fir tree, Abies balsamea, of NE North America, that yields Canada balsam. Also called: balsam or Canada balsam See also balm of Gilead
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bal′sam fir′


n.
1. a North American fir, Abies balsamea, having dark purplish cones and yielding Canada balsam.
2. the wood of this tree.
[1795–1805, Amer.]
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Noun1.balsam fir - medium-sized fir of northeastern North Americabalsam fir - medium-sized fir of northeastern North America; leaves smell of balsam when crushed; much used for pulpwood and Christmas trees
silver fir - any of various true firs having leaves white or silvery white beneath
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Translations

balsam fir

nBalsamtanne f
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For example, American Linden (Tilia americana), Douglas fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii), balsam fir (Abies balsamea), Eastern hemlock (Tsuga canadesis), Norway spruce (Picea abies), paper birch (Betula papyrifera), Jack pine (Pinus banksiana) and white pine (Pinus strobus) are all considered highly vulnerable to the coming changes.
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"On the skin, musk mixes with pepper, absolute balsam fir and, to give emphasis on the scents, woody spices are revealed in the base notes," the press statement explained.
Customers will be able to choose from an assortment of different tree types, including Norfolk Island Pines, Balsam Fir and Black Hills Spruce.
At this point Dad and I were pretty fired up, knowing we were onto a heavy, mature deer with what appeared to be a very good rack, He'd then moved onto the spine of the ridge and fed on blown-down balsam fir and old man's beard (tree moss) along his way.
As it happens, silver fir (Abies alba) does not grow in Labrador or, indeed, in North America--I wonder if Cartwright might have been referring to balsam fir (Abies balsameaj!
About 20% of Ecoregion 4S is believed to have been in the mixed-wood condition (coniferous and deciduous trees), and only about 1% of the forested area was comprised of pure balsam fir (Abies balsamae) stands; presently, ~55% of the forested area is mixed-wood of which 7% is pure balsam fir (Elkie et al.
Hilltop are currently running a very popular Spook-tacular Halloween promotional offer of 35% off their aromatic, best-selling Balsam fir tree - available in a range of sizes starting at 4' (Tabletop) with 5', 6', 7' all the way up to an 8' tree.
Therefore, you may need to trim the tenons on the truss supports down a bit to ensure that the tenons on the end of the balsam fir side rails remain on 8-inch centers.
In New Hampshire, pines were used by Red Squirrels for mushroom caches (Cram 1924), and in southern New Brunswick, Vernes and Poirier (2007) found an abandoned American Robin (Turdus migratorius) nest filled with sporocarps of false truffles in a small Balsam Fir (Abies balsamea).
Satwa vendor Venky, who imports Christmas trees from Canada, said he orders 450 trees every year including the Fraser Fir, Balsam Fir and Noble Fir types.