abies

noun
abi·es | \ˈā-bē-ˌēz, ˈab-ē- \

Medical Definition of abies 

1 capitalized : a genus (family Pinaceae) of evergreen trees of temperate regions of the northern hemisphere that comprise the true firs (as the balsam fir), are characterized by flattish leaves, smooth circular leaf scars, and erect cones, and are valued for their wood

2 plural abies : any tree of the genus Abies : fir

Learn More about abies

Dictionary Entries near abies

ABI

abience

abient

abies

Abilify

abiogenesis

abiogenic

Comments on abies

What made you want to look up abies? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a generally accepted meaning of a word

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Great Scrabble Words—A Quiz

  • scrabble-tiles-that-read-scrabble-quiz
  • Which of the following Q-without-U words means the number five in cards or dice?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Dictionary Devil

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!