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1. An evergreen tree (Abies magnifica) of California, Nevada, and Oregon, having reddish wood valued as timber.
2. The wood of this tree.
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1. (Plants) a North American coniferous tree, Abies magnifica, having reddish wood valued as timber: family Pinaceae
2. (Plants) any of various other pinaceous trees that have reddish wood
3. (Forestry) the wood of any of these trees
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