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white fir

noun
1.
a tall, narrow fir, Abies concolor, of western North America, yielding a soft wood used for lumber, pulp, boxes, etc.
2.
the wood of this tree.
3.
any of various similar firs of western North America, or their wood.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85, Americanism
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  • white fir is also used for firewood although it does not produce much heat.

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