Definition of silver fir in English:

silver fir


  • A fir tree with foliage that appears silvery or bluish because of whitish lines on the undersides of the needles.

    • ‘He notes carefully the distinctive qualities of particular specimens of goldcup oak, Douglas spruce, yellow pine, silver fir, and sequoia.’
    • ‘The Olympics are also home to the biggest western hemlock, subalpine and Pacific silver fir, Alaska-cedar, and Englemana spruce.’
    • ‘Turning inland again, we went towards Daisetsuzan National Park, where we walked in a graceful forest of birch and silver fir close to Lake Shikaribetsu.’
    • ‘From the Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge in Florida, where the red mangrove presides, to Olympic National Park in Washington, home of the Pacific silver fir, our public lands are a great place to grow up if you want to be a champ.’
    • ‘The site is in the Dinaric region and is typical of silver fir/beech forests in Slovenia.’


silver fir

/ˈsilvər fər/