conifer definition

  • noun:
    • some of different mostly needle-leaved or scale-leaved, chiefly evergreen, cone-bearing gymnospermous trees or bushes particularly pines, spruces, and firs.
    • A plant belonging to the conifers; a cone-bearing seed plant with vascular tissue, usually a tree.
    • A tree or shrub bearing cones; one of the order Coniferae, which include the pine, cypress, and (relating to some) the yew.
    • In botany, a plant producing cones; one of the Conifer√¶.
    • any gymnospermous tree or shrub bearing cones

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