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silver fir

a coniferous tree, Abies alba, native to Europe, the young branches of which are covered with grayish fuzz.
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1700-10 Unabridged
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  • On the wetter west side of the park, silver fir becomes a major player along side western hemlock.
  • The wet western slopes are dominated by western hemlock, red cedar and silver fir.
British Dictionary definitions for silver fir

silver fir

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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