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Fraser fir Syllabification: Fras·er fir

Definition of Fraser fir in English:


A North American fir tree, occurring primarily in the mountains of Virginia, Tennessee, and North Carolina.
  • Abies fraseri, family Pinaceae
Example sentences
  • No, they wanted a Colorado blue spruce or a Fraser fir.
  • The infestation has resulted in a massive die-off of Fraser fir trees throughout the Southern Appalachian Mountains, and in turn, the destruction of the spruce-fir moss spider's habitat.
  • In summary, of the several species that could be planted for Christmas trees in Ohio, five are recommended for general planting in the state: Scotch pine, white pine, Colorado spruce, Fraser fir and Douglas-fir.
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