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conifer

noun [C] uk   /ˈkɒn.ɪ.fər/ us    /ˈkɑː.nɪ.fɚ/
one of various types of evergreen tree (= one that never loses its leaves) that produce fruit in the form of cones
coniferous
adjective uk   /kəˈnɪf.ər.əs/ us    /-ɚ-/
a coniferous forest
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