noble fir


Definition of noble fir

: a valuable evergreen timber tree (Abies procera) attaining a height of 250 feet in the Cascade mountains being distinguished by cones with taper pointed bracts that project beyond and are reflexed over the scales, and yielding a useful timber resembling that of spruce

called also Oregon larch

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“Noble fir.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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