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conifernoun [C]

uk   /ˈkɒn.ɪ.fər/  us   /ˈkɑː.nɪ.fɚ/
one of ​varioustypes of evergreentree (= one that never ​losesitsleaves) that ​producefruit in the ​form of cones
coniferous
adjective uk   /kəˈnɪf.ər.əs/  us   /-ɚ-/
a coniferous ​forest
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conifernoun [C]

 us   /ˈkɑn·ə·fər/
any of ​varioustypes of ​mostlyevergreentrees that ​produce a ​cone
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