Coniferous meaning

kōnifərəs, kənifərəs
Bearing cones, as the pine and cypress.
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The definition of coniferous is something related to trees that have cones.

A pine tree is an example of a tree that would be described as coniferous.

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Bearing cones.
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Of conifers.
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Of, or pertaining to, a conifer.
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Origin of coniferous

  • Latin. Surface analysis is cone +‎ -iferous (“bearing”), or conifer +‎ -ous (“pertaining to”), as reflected in the meanings.
    From Wiktionary