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abies

noun abi·es \ˈā-bē-ˌēz, ˈab-ē-\

Medical Definition of ABIES

1
capitalized :  a genus (family Pinaceae) of north temperate evergreen trees that comprise the true firs (as the balsam fir), are characterized by flattish leaves, smooth circular leaf scars, and erect cones, and are valued for their wood
2
plural abies :  any tree of the genus Abies :  fir

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