Santa Lucia fir

noun
San·​ta Lu·​cia fir | \ ¦santəlü¦sēə- \

Definition of Santa Lucia fir

: a pyramidal California evergreen tree (Abies venusta) with spiny pointed leaves and cones that have long spines protruding from the scale bracts

called also bristlecone fir

History and Etymology for Santa Lucia fir

after Santa Lucia range, southwestern California

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“Santa Lucia fir.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Santa%20Lucia%20fir. Accessed 4 Oct. 2022.

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