English version

fir

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Plants, Forestry
ldoce_098_bfirfir /fɜː $ fɜːr/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 HBPTAFa tree with leaves shaped like needles that do not fall off in winter 🔊 a fir tree
Examples from the Corpus
fir• You always clear away the soft topsoil till you get a fir base.• At night, they lay on beds made from the branches of balsam firs.• Sparkle's hull was built of two laminates of diagonally laid red cedar on an inner core of longitudinal Douglas fir.• He's awa' jist noo, but he's always hame fir Christmas.• It hides everywhere from everywhere as each point of perspective is gained by herds of resinous firs.• The basement behind formed the firs fire station with its antediluvian engine, and opposite was the police station.• When some mice found the garret, the fir tree was happy for the company.
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