amabilis fir

ama·​bi·​lis fir | \ əˈmäbələ̇s- \

Definition of amabilis fir

: a fir (Abies amabilis) of western North America having deeply grooved leaves with a prominent midrib and a silvery-white lower surface

called also white fir

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First Known Use of amabilis fir

1886, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for amabilis fir

partial translation of New Latin Abies amabilis

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“Amabilis fir.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 May. 2022.

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