Scotch fir

Scotch fir
noun
medium large two-needled pine of northern Europe and Asia having flaking red-brown bark
Hypernyms: ↑pine, ↑pine tree, ↑true pine

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noun
Usage: usually capitalized S
: Scotch pine or its wood

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Scotch fir noun
Scots pine (see under ↑Scots)
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Main Entry:Scotch

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  • scotch fir — n. pine tree that has twisted bluish green needles and flaking red brown bark found in northern Europe and Asia, Scotch pine; the wood of said scotch fir …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Scotch fir — /skɒtʃ ˈfɜ/ (say skoch fer) noun → Scots pine …  

  • Fir — (f[ e]r), n. [Dan. fyr, fyrr; akin to Sw. furu, Icel. fura, AS. furh in furhwudu fir wood, G. f[ o]hre, OHG. forha pine, vereheih a sort of oak, L. quercus oak.] (Bot.) A genus ({Abies}) of coniferous trees, often of large size and elegant shape …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Scotch — adj. & n. adj. var. of SCOTTISH or SCOTS. n. 1 var. of SCOTTISH or SCOTS. 2 Scotch whisky. Phrases and idioms: Scotch broth a soup made from beef or mutton with pearl barley etc. Scotch cap = BONNET n. 1b. Scotch catch Mus. a short note on the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • scotch — adj. & n. adj. var. of SCOTTISH or SCOTS. n. 1 var. of SCOTTISH or SCOTS. 2 Scotch whisky. Phrases and idioms: Scotch broth a soup made from beef or mutton with pearl barley etc. Scotch cap = BONNET n. 1b. Scotch catch Mus. a short note on the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Scotch pine — noun medium large two needled pine of northern Europe and Asia having flaking red brown bark • Syn: ↑Scots pine, ↑Scotch fir, ↑Pinus sylvestris • Hypernyms: ↑pine, ↑pine tree, ↑true pine * * * noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • Fir —    The uniform rendering in the Authorized Version (marg. R.V., cypress ) of berosh (2 Sam. 6:5; 1 Kings 5:8, 10; 6:15, 34; 9:11, etc.), a lofty tree (Isa. 55:13) growing on Lebanon (37:24). Its wood was used in making musical instruments and… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • scotch pine — pine tree that has twisted bluish green needles and flaking red brown bark found in northern Europe and Asia, scotch fir; wood of said scotch pine …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Scotch — Scotch, a. [Cf. {Scottish}.] Of or pertaining to Scotland, its language, or its inhabitants; Scottish. [1913 Webster] {Scotch broom} (Bot.), the {Cytisus scoparius}. See {Broom}. {Scotch dipper}, or {Scotch duck} (Zo[ o]l.), the bufflehead;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Scotch broom — Scotch Scotch, a. [Cf. {Scottish}.] Of or pertaining to Scotland, its language, or its inhabitants; Scottish. [1913 Webster] {Scotch broom} (Bot.), the {Cytisus scoparius}. See {Broom}. {Scotch dipper}, or {Scotch duck} (Zo[ o]l.), the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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