abies

abies
abi·es 'ā-bē-.ēz, 'ab-ē- n
1) cap a genus (family Pinaceae) of north temperate evergreen trees that comprise the true firs (as the balsam fir), are characterized by flattish leaves, smooth circular leaf scars, and erect cones, and are valued for their wood
2) pl abies any tree of the genus Abies: FIR

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Abi·es (aґbe-ēz) the firs, a genus of evergreens of the family Pinaceae, mainly found in North America. A. balsaґmea (L.) Mill. is the balsam fir, which yields Canada balsam.

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  • abies — ⇒ABIES, subst. masc. BOT. A l intérieur de la famille des abiétacées, nom générique et sc. du sapin, p. oppos. au picéa « épicéa », au larix « mélèze », au pinus « pin » : • 1. Celle du Canada (térébenthine) est extraite de l abies balsamea.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • ABIES — firmissima in operibus, cumrecta statuitur. Plin. l. 16. c. 42. Firmissima in rectum abies, eadem valvarum repagulis et ad quoecumque libeat intestina opera firmissima, sive Groecô, sive Campanô sive siculô Fabricoe artis genere spectabilis,… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Abies — A bi*es, n. [L., fir tree.] (Bot.) A genus of coniferous trees, properly called Fir, as the balsam fir and the silver fir. The spruces are sometimes also referred to this genus. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Abĭes — T., Pflanzengattung aus der nat. Fam. Zapfenbäume, s. Fichte …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Abĭes — Abĭes, bei den Römern die Weißtanne; A. Juss., Pflanzengattung, s. Tanne; auch Gruppe der Gattung Pinus L. (s. d.) …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Abies — Abĭes (lat.), s. Tanne und Fichte …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Abies — Tannen Weißtanne (Abies alba), Illustration aus Koehler 1887. Systematik Abteilung: Pinophyta …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Abies — Sapin Pour les articles homonymes, voir sapin (homonymie) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Abies — Para otros usos de este término, véase Abeto (desambiguación).   Abies …   Wikipedia Español

  • Abies — noun true firs • Syn: ↑genus Abies • Hypernyms: ↑gymnosperm genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Pinaceae, ↑family Pinaceae, ↑pine family • Memb …   Useful english dictionary

  • Abies — kėnis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Pušinių (Pinaceae) šeimos augalų gentis (Abies). atitikmenys: lot. Abies angl. abies; fir vok. Tanne rus. пихта lenk. jodła …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

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