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 for red fir
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Fir \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, some of them valued for their timber and
     others for their resin. The species are distinguished as the
     balsam fir, the silver fir, the red fir, etc. The
     Scotch fir is a Pinus.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Note: Fir in the Bible means any one of several coniferous
           trees, including, cedar, cypress, and probably three
           species of pine. --J. D. Hooker.
           [1913 Webster]

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