Definition of red fir in English:

red fir


  • 1Any of various other coniferous trees; (in later use) specifically either of two silver firs of western North America, Abies magnifica and A. amabilis.

  • 2The Douglas fir, Pseudotsuga menziesii. Also: the wood of this tree, especially when reddish in colour (as a result of growing conditions). Compare "yellow fir". Now rare.


Early 17th century (in an earlier sense). From red + fir.


red fir

/ˌrɛd ˈfəː/