silver fir

noun
a coniferous tree, Abies alba, native to Europe, the young branches of which are covered with grayish fuzz.

Origin:
1700–10

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silver fir
 
n
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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silver fir

(Abies alba), tree growing to a height of 150 feet; abundant in the mountainous regions of central and southern Europe.

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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.
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