fir definition, meaning - what is fir in the British English Dictionary & Thesaurus - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “fir”

See all translations

fir

noun [C] uk   /ˈfɜːr/  us   /ˈfɝːr/ (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
Translations of “fir”
in Arabic شَجَرة التَّنُّوب…
in Korean 전나무…
in Malaysian pokok fir…
in French sapin…
in Turkish köknar, köknar ağacı…
in Italian abete…
in Chinese (Traditional) 冷杉,樅…
in Russian ель…
in Polish jodła…
in Vietnamese cây thông, cây lim sam…
in Spanish abeto…
in Portuguese abeto…
in Thai ต้นสนที่มีใบแหลมยาว…
in German die Tanne…
in Catalan avet…
in Japanese モミ(の木)…
in Indonesian pohon den…
in Chinese (Simplified) 冷杉,枞…
(Definition of fir from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of fir?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “fir” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

disappear off the face of the earth

to disappear completely

Word of the Day

The language of elections

by Liz Walter,
April 22, 2015
On May 7th, citizens of the UK will be going to the polls (having an election) to decide who will form the next government. This kind of election is known as a general election. The country is divided into 650 areas, called constituencies. Each constituency elects a member of parliament (MP) to

Read More 

dumbwalking noun

April 20, 2015
walking slowly, without paying attention to the world around you because you are consulting a smartphone He told me dumbwalking probably wouldn’t be a long-term problem.

Read More