A genus (Abies) of coniferous trees, often of large size and elegant shape, some of them valued for their timber and others for their resin. The species are distinguished as the balsam fir, the silver fir, the red fir, etc. The Scotch fir is a Pinus.
fir in Afrikaans is denneboom, den
fir in Dutch is den, zilverspar, spar
fir in French is sapin
fir in German is Tanne, Fichte, Fichte
fir in Italian is abete
fir in Norwegian is gran, furu
fir in Portuguese is abeto
fir in Spanish is abeto
fir in Swedish is tall, fura
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