Definitions for "Abies"
Keywords:  fir, genus, balsam, spruces, coniferous
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.
The genus Abies is the fir genus of the conifers. It has single needle-like leaves with cones that stand erect on the branch.