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noun as in evergreen

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On the way down he identifies trees by which needles are best to sleep on: Balsam fir is good.

The Daily Pic: Monika Sosnowska plants her "Fir Tree" in Central Park.

I took everything you taught me, flushed it down the toilet, and bought a pine fir hoping it would bring me spiritual nourishment.

He saw the tips of the fir trees shimmer, and heard them whisper as the breeze turned their needles towards the light.

I did not see any others at that time amongst the fir-trees, though no doubt a few others were there.

I will hear him, and I will make him flourish like a green fir tree: from me is thy fruit found.

The sayling firr; this 'alludes to the ship's masts and spars being made of fir.'

In one hand he carried a peevie, a big wooden lever with an iron hook on it, such as men use in rolling fir logs.

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On this page you'll find 8 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to fir, such as: cedar, pine, conifer, douglas, wood, and alpine.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.