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1) fir. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...fir, any tree of the genus Abies of the family Pinaceae (pine family), tall pyramidal evergreen conifers characterized by short, flat, stemless needles and erect...

2) Fraser fir. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...A North American tree (Abies fraseri) having a pyramidal shape, dark-green flattened needles, and resin-filled blisters on its trunk. After John Fraser (1750-1811),...

3) Nordmann fir. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...A widely planted evergreen tree (Abies nordmanniana) native to Greece, Turkey, and the Caucasus, having erect, reddish-brown cones. After Alexander von Nordmann (1803-1866),...

4) red fir. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...1. An evergreen tree (Abies magnifica) of California and Oregon, having reddish wood valued as timber. 2. The wood of this tree....

5) balsam fir. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...A North American tree (Abies balsamea) having a pyramidal shape and flattened needles. It is widely used as a Christmas tree and yields Canada balsam and pulpwood....

6) Norway spruce. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...A tall evergreen tree (Picea abies) with long, dark green needles, native to Europe and widely cultivated in North America....

7) balsam fir. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...balsam fir, common name for the evergreen tree Abies balsamea of NE North American boreal forests. It has small needles and cones and is used for lumber. It is also...

8) fir. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...1a. Any of various evergreen trees of the genus Abies, having single flattened needles and erect cones with deciduous scales. b. Any of several similar or related...

9) spruce. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...section, rather than flattened as in the related hemlocks and firs. The Norway spruce (P. abies), an important timber tree of Europe, is one of the most commonly...

10) 59503. Thoreau, Henry David. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...peak, at first scrambling on all fours over the tops of ancient black spruce trees (Abies nigra), old as the flood, from two to ten or twelve feet in height, their...

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