China fir

noun
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Chinese fir

Definition of China fir

  1. :  a usually tall, evergreen tree (Cunninghamia lanceolata) of China and Taiwan that has flattened green to bluish-green needles spirally arranged along spreading branches and brown bark which peels off in strips to reveal a reddish inner bark and that is valued as an ornamental and timber tree

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