grand fir

noun
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

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grand fir

noun
lofty fir of the Pacific coast of northwestern America having long curving branches and deep green leaves [syn: lowland fir
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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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