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silver fir

n
(Plants) any of various fir trees the leaves of which have a silvery undersurface, esp Abies alba, an important timber tree of central and S Europe
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sil′ver fir′


n.
a fir tree, Abies alba, native to Europe, the young branches of which are covered with grayish fuzz.
[1700–10]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.silver fir - any of various true firs having leaves white or silvery white beneathsilver fir - any of various true firs having leaves white or silvery white beneath
fir tree, true fir, fir - any of various evergreen trees of the genus Abies; chiefly of upland areas
Abies amabilis, amabilis fir, Pacific silver fir, red silver fir, white fir, Christmas tree - medium to tall fir of western North America having a conic crown and branches in tiers; leaves smell of orange when crushed
Abies alba, European silver fir, Christmas tree - tall timber tree of central and southern Europe having a regular crown and grey bark
Abies concolor, Abies lowiana, California white fir, Colorado fir, white fir - medium to tall fir of central to western United States having a narrow erect crown and soft wood
Abies balsamea, balm of Gilead, balsam fir, Canada balsam - medium-sized fir of northeastern North America; leaves smell of balsam when crushed; much used for pulpwood and Christmas trees
Abies fraseri, Fraser fir - small fast-growing but short-lived fir of southern Alleghenies similar to balsam fir but with very short leaves
Abies grandis, giant fir, grand fir, lowland fir, lowland white fir - lofty fir of the Pacific coast of northwestern America having long curving branches and deep green leaves
Abies lasiocarpa, Alpine fir, subalpine fir - medium-tall timber tree of the Rocky Mountains having a narrowly conic to columnar crown
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Translations
Weißtanne

silver fir

nabete m bianco
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Excavations at Clavering Place, behind Newcastle Central Station and near the fort of Pons Aelius, uncovered a well lined with planks of silver fir, which appear to have been taken from barrels made in the Alpine region to transport food and drink.
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They do not get fat until August and begin to grow lean again as soon as the ground is covered with snow; they then being compelled to live on the bark of the Silver Fir, and have no other food through the long and severe Winter" (p.
Eight-foot (2.4-m) 2 by 6-inch (38 by 140-mm) kiln-dried lumber was obtained of three species: jack pine (Pinus banksiana Lamb.), Pacific silver fir (Abies amabilis Dougl.
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Other vegetation on our study area included Silver Fir (Abies amabilis), Sub-alpine Fir (Abies lasiocarpa), Mountain Hemlock (Tsuga mertensiana), Western Hemlock (Tsuga heterophylla), and alpine meadows.
Hypothesis: Atherosclerosis could be reduced by the intake of silver fir (Abies alba) extract (SFTE), rich in polyphenols.
You will need: | An oasis ring (we used a 12in one) | Four candle-holders | Four big candles | Two to three bunches of silver fir | A few holly and mistletoe sprigs | Four pine cones 1 Soak the oasis ring in water until bubbles stop appearing.
The heritage trees of the state -- silver fir and spruce that have been indiscriminately felled over the past two decades -- will now be cultivated again with a new technique.
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