Meaning of “conifer” in the English Dictionary

"conifer" in British English

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conifernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈkɒn.ɪ.fər/ us /ˈkɑː.nə.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 /kəˈnɪf.ɚ.əs/

a coniferous forest

(Definition of “conifer” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"conifer" in American English

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conifernoun [ C ]

us /ˈkɑn·ə·fər/

(Definition of “conifer” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)