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pine·cone

 (pīn′kōn′)
n.
The cone of a pine tree.
pine, pinecone - Pine, the tree, is from Latin pinus, from Indo-European pei-, "resin"; pinecones were originally called pineapples.
See also related terms for pine.
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Noun1.pinecone - the seed-producing cone of a pine treepinecone - the seed-producing cone of a pine tree
pine, pine tree, true pine - a coniferous tree
strobile, strobilus, cone - cone-shaped mass of ovule- or spore-bearing scales or bracts
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The white birch bark sides are decorated with traditional holiday greenery; pinecones, holly, berries and candy cane stripe accents for a holiday-themed delight that looks as natural hanging from the tree as sitting on the table.
Natural greenery such as ivy and holly is good, or chillies for colour, pinecones or even lolly pops
Rich red and white blooms are mixed with pinecones, holiday greenery, and festive cinnamon sticks.
The youngest pinecones, which take three years to mature and produce nuts, already show signs of illness due to invasive insects and lack of adequate rainfall over the past winter.
There are nearly thirty such projects where which use natural ingredients, from seeds and pinecones to old jars, twigs and other natural materials, in a range of decorative efforts from wreathes to ornaments and centerpieces.
The Christmas tree is usually decked with different ornaments, including baubles, small bells painted in gold or silver, stars of different shapes and sizes, pinecones, apples, candies, tinsel and balloons made from glass, metal, wood and ceramic.
Start with red or green taper or pillar candles in brass or wooden candleholders and arrange fresh or artificial pine garland, pinecones and cranberries around the base.
Washington, April 17 ( ANI ): Drawing inspiration from pinecones, which close their scales when wet and open them again once they have dried out, researchers have produced synthetically a composite material with comparable properties.
Such pinecones can also be constructed by using Speyer's "crosses-and-wrenches" method [S07], which provides graph theoretical formulas for Laurent expansions of expressions satisfying the Octahedron recurrence.
The tree is usually decked with different ornaments including baubles, small bells painted gold and silver, stars of different shapes and sizes, pinecones, apples, candies, tinsel and balloons made from glass, metal, wood and ceramic.
Also consider principles of design, clustering pinecones or sprigs of red berries amid dark greenery.