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noble fir

noun
1.
a fir, Abies procera, of the northwestern U.S., which may grow to a height of 250 feet (76 meters).
2.
the soft, light wood of this tree, used for pulpwood and plywood.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900, Americanism
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  • noble fir, big-leaf maple, and red alder occur to a limited extent.

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