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Latin cōnifer cone-bearing cōnus cone (from Greek kōnos kō- in Indo-European roots) -fer -fer
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Latin conifer (bearing cones), compound of conus (cone) and ferre (to bear)
A mixed forest of deciduous and conifer trees formed a dense covering of mottled greens.
No conifer grows in Denmark except under careful cultivation, which, however, is largely practised in Jutland.
Broadly conical conifer with dark green leaves which are silver underneath.
The large medullary rays give to the wood a characteristic parenchymatous or lax appearance, which is in marked contrast to the more compact wood of a conifer.
The first species of the genus, Nematophycus Logani, was discovered by Dawson in 1856 in the Lower and Middle Devonian of Canada, and was described by him as a Conifer under the name of Prototaxites.
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