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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 conesTypes of evergreen and coniferous tree
coniferous
adjective uk   /kəˈnɪf.ər.əs/ us    /-ɚ-/
a coniferous forestTrees - general words
(Definition of conifer from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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