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FIR

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does fir mean? 

FIR (noun)
  The noun FIR has 2 senses:

1. nonresinous wood of a fir tree
2. any of various evergreen trees of the genus Abies; chiefly of upland areas

  Familiarity information: FIR used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


FIR (noun)


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Meaning:

Nonresinous wood of a fir tree

Classified under:

Nouns denoting plants

Hypernyms ("fir" is a kind of...):

wood (the hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "fir"):

douglas fir (strong durable timber of a douglas fir)

Holonyms ("fir" is a substance of...):

fir; fir tree; true fir (any of various evergreen trees of the genus Abies; chiefly of upland areas)


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Meaning:

Any of various evergreen trees of the genus Abies; chiefly of upland areas

Classified under:

Nouns denoting plants

Synonyms:

fir tree; true fir; fir

Hypernyms ("fir" is a kind of...):

conifer; coniferous tree (any gymnospermous tree or shrub bearing cones)

Meronyms (parts of "fir"):

fir cone (the seed-producing cone of a fir tree)

Meronyms (substance of "fir"):

fir (nonresinous wood of a fir tree)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "fir"):

silver fir (any of various true firs having leaves white or silvery white beneath)

Abies bracteata; Abies venusta; bristlecone fir; Santa Lucia fir (a pyramidal fir of southwestern California having spiny pointed leaves and cone scales with long spines)

Holonyms ("fir" is a member of...):

Abies; genus Abies (true firs)


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