Definitions for coniferouskoʊˈnɪf ər əs, kə-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

co•ni•ferˈkoʊ nə fər, ˈkɒn ə-(n.)

  1. any of a class, Pinopsida, of chiefly evergreen trees and shrubs, as those of the pine and cypress families, that bear both seeds and pollen on dry scales arranged as a cone.

    Category: Plants

Origin of conifer:

1350–1400; ME conefere < L cōnifer coniferous =cōn(us)cone+ -i - +-fer -fer

co•nif•er•ouskoʊˈnɪf ər əs, kə-(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. coniferous, cone-bearing(adj)

    of or relating to or part of trees or shrubs bearing cones and evergreen leaves


  1. coniferous(Adjective)

    Bearing cones, as the pine and cypress.

  2. coniferous(Adjective)

    Of, or pertaining to, a conifer.

  3. Origin: . Surface analysis is , or , as reflected in the meanings.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Coniferous(adj)

    bearing cones, as the pine and cypress

  2. Coniferous(adj)

    pertaining to the order Coniferae, of which the pine tree is the type

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