a flat-needled evergreen tree (Abies balsamea) of the pine family, native to Canada and the N U.S.: it yields Canada balsam and a soft wood, and is used as a Christmas tree
A North American evergreen tree (Abies balsamea) having a pyramidal shape and flattened needles. It is used for pulpwood and yields Canada balsam.
(plural balsam firs)
- A North American species of fir tree (Abies balsamea).