coniferous


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con·i·fer

 (kŏn′ə-fər, kō′nə-)
n.
Any of various mostly needle-leaved or scale-leaved, chiefly evergreen, cone-bearing gymnospermous trees or shrubs of the order Coniferales, such as pines, spruces, and firs.

[Latin cōnifer, cone-bearing : cōnus, cone (from Greek kōnos; see kō- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots) + -fer, -fer.]

co·nif′er·ous (kō-nĭf′ər-əs, kə-) adj.

coniferous

(kəˈnɪfərəs; kɒ-)
adj
(Plants) of, relating to, or belonging to the plant phylum Coniferophyta
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.coniferous - of or relating to or part of trees or shrubs bearing cones and evergreen leaves
evergreen - (of plants and shrubs) bearing foliage throughout the year
Translations
صَنَوْبَري، كوزي
jehličnatý
koglebærende
toboztermõ
barr-; köngulberandi
ihličnatý
kozalaklı ağaç

coniferous

[kəˈnɪfərəs] ADJconífero

coniferous

[kɒˈnɪfərəs] adj [forest] → de conifères

coniferous

adj tree, forestNadel-

coniferous

[kəˈnɪfərəs] adj (forest) → di conifere; (tree) → conifero/a

conifer

(ˈkonifə) , ((American) ˈka-) noun
a cone-bearing tree, eg the fir. The larch tree is a conifer.
coˈniferous adjective
cone-bearing.
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