alpine fir

noun

Definition of alpine fir

: a tall Rocky mountain evergreen timber tree (Abies lasiocarpa) having flat blue-green leaves and upright cones

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First Known Use of alpine fir

1819, in the meaning defined above

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“Alpine fir.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/alpine%20fir. Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

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