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firnoun [C]

uk   /ˈfɜːr/  us   /ˈfɝː/ (also fir tree)
a tall evergreen tree (= one that never loses its leaves) that grows in cold countries and has leaves that are like needles
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Translations of “fir”
in Korean 전나무…
in Arabic شَجَرة التَّنُّوب…
in Malaysian pokok fir…
in French sapin…
in Russian ель…
in Chinese (Traditional) 冷杉,樅…
in Italian abete…
in Turkish köknar, köknar ağacı…
in Polish jodła…
in Spanish abeto…
in Vietnamese cây thông, cây lim sam…
in Portuguese abeto…
in Thai ต้นสนที่มีใบแหลมยาว…
in German die Tanne…
in Catalan avet…
in Japanese モミ(の木)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 冷杉,枞…
in Indonesian pohon den…
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