Etymology
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conifer (n.)

"a plant producing cones, a plant of the order Coniferae" (which includes pine, fir, and cypress trees), 1847, from Latin conifer "cone-bearing, bearing conical fruit," from conus "cone" (see cone) + ferre "to bear, carry" (from PIE root *bher- (1) "to carry").

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Definitions of conifer

conifer (n.)
any gymnospermous tree or shrub bearing cones;
Synonyms: coniferous tree
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