Nikko fir


Definition of Nikko fir

: a Japanese evergreen tree (Abies homolepis) widely cultivated for ornament and having deeply grooved branchlets, cones that are purple when young, and leaves slightly bifid at the apex

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History and Etymology for Nikko fir

from Nikko, village in central Japan

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“Nikko fir.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Sep. 2020.

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