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Related to silver fir: European silver fir
(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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a fir tree, Abies alba, native to Europe, the young branches of which are covered with grayish fuzz.
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|Noun||1.||silver 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
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