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pinecone

noun [C] (also pine cone)  us   /ˈpɑɪnˌkoʊn/
a hard, oval fruit from a pine tree that opens and releases seeds
Translations of “pinecone”
in Korean 솔방울…
in Arabic كوز الصُنوبر…
in Portuguese pinha…
in Catalan pinya (de pinyons)…
in Japanese 松ぼっくり, 松かさ…
in Italian pigna…
in Chinese (Traditional) 松果,松球…
in Russian шишка (сосновая, еловая)…
in Turkish kozalak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 松果,松球…
in Polish szyszka…
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