Meaning of balsam fir

bal'sam fir'

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  1. a North American fir, Abies balsamea, having dark purplish cones and yielding Canada balsam.
  2. the wood of this tree.
  3. any of certain other firs.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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