Definition of Pinecone

1. Noun. The seed-producing cone of a pine tree.

Group relationships: Pine, Pine Tree, True Pine
Generic synonyms: Cone, Strobile, Strobilus



Definition of Pinecone

1. Noun. The seed-bearing conical fruit of a pine tree. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pinecone

1. a cone-shaped fruit of a pine tree [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pinecone

pineals
pineapple
pineapple family
pineapple guava
pineapple guavas
pineapple juice
pineapple plant
pineapple weed
pineapples
pineappley
pineapply
pineaster
pineasters
pineau
pineclad
pinecone (current term)
pinecones
pined
pinedrops
pinefinch
pineland
pinelands
pinelike
pinenchyma
pinene
pinenes
pinenut
pinenuts
pineoblastoma
pineoblastomas

Literary usage of Pinecone

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Red Cross Magazine by American national Red cross (1917)
"pinecone enters. He is a funny little old man who bumps along when he walks ... pinecone I'd rather be at home sitting on needles than stumbling here in the ..."

2. A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities by William Smith (1891)
"The pinecone-headed thyrsus is held by Dionysos on an Attic terracotta of early • tyli; figured in Baumeister, Denkm., art. Dionysos, fig. ..."

3. A Book of the Riviera by Sabine Baring-Gould (1905)
"CHAPTER XVII SAN REMO Two San Remos—The pinecone—Earthquakes—Matuta—Sold to the Genoese—Church of S. Syro—Domestic architecture unchanging— Narrow ..."

4. Read and Understand Science: Grades 3-4 by Martha Cheney (2002)
"Here are some other interesting ways to feed the birds: Tie a string to the top of a pinecone. Spread peanut butter all over the pinecone, pressing it into ..."

5. Hellenistic Pottery: Athenian and Imported Wheelmade Table Ware and Related by Susan I. Rotroff (1997)
"Two kraters (eg 601) are covered with pinecone scales and may date before ca. ... 88 For the pinecone motif in Athens see Agora XXII, p. 16. ..."

6. The Life of a Love in Songs & Sonnets by N. M. Sedarté (1882)
"THE pinecone. COLD sleet and wailing winds that softly rave In brooding ashy light and chill heart-deep. ... A pinecone rattling falls,—what soul is lost? ..."

7. Literacy Centers Grades 4-5: Literacy Centers : Grades 4-5by Jo Ellen Moore, Jill Norris by Jo Ellen Moore, Jill Norris (2004)
"Using the Table of Contents and the Index, determine what kind of a game pinecone Hoop Toss is. 2. Where can you find out about the effects of dreams on ..."

8. A Library of American Literature from the Earliest Settlement to the Present by Edmund Clarence Stedman, Ellen Mackay Hutchinson (1889)
"... a pinecone huge in size; Against those two his shadowy bulk he breasted And with his right hand pointed toward the skies. ..."

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