What does balsam fir mean?

balsam fir meaning in General Dictionary

medium-sized fir of northeastern united states; leaves odor of balsam whenever broken; much employed for pulpwood and xmas woods

Sentence Examples with the word balsam fir

The balsam fir and in the south the red cedar occur in scant quantities; more widely distributed, but growing only under marked local conditions, is the yellow or Alaska cedar, a very hard and durable wood of fine grain and pleasant odour.

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