conifer

[ koh-nuh-fer, kon-uh- ]SEE DEFINITION OF conifer

Synonyms for conifer

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Here have been found only marine plants, wood, and branches of Conifer.

Larches, firs, all the trees of the conifer family are going fast.

The trees of the world, from conifer to cactus, are here, and every flower that blooms.

No other conifer has this trait, no pine grows but shows it every day in the year.

Conifer.1—Shrubs or trees with rigid evergreen, linear leaves; and resinous juices.

There was a prodigious growth of ferns, lepidodendra, equisetace, conifer.

Thus they encamped near the conifer, and called the place Toha-a-muk-is after the spruce they were afraid to touch.

It suffices to name the families of the Conifer and the Amentace, which compose the greater portion of the Flora of our forests.

The Australian species are comprised in a small number of families, notably in those of the Conifer and Myrtace.

The family of Conifer exhibit themselves in Australia, like every other group of plants, under strange and novel forms.

WORD ORIGIN

1851, from Latin conifer "cone-bearing, bearing conical fruit," from conus "cone" (see cone) + ferre "to bear" (see infer).

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