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grand fir

noun
1.
a large fir, Abies grandis, of the western coast of North America, having a narrow, pointed crown and yielding a soft wood used for lumber, pulp, and boxes.
Also called lowland fir.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900
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  • Other conifers include grand fir, western larch and western hemlock.
  • Within the grand fir zone, whole stands of western larch can live to great age.
  • Part of the decline is attributable to the lack of survey in areas dominated by grand fir.

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