Definition of Coniferous

1. Adjective. Of or relating to or part of trees or shrubs bearing cones and evergreen leaves.

Exact synonyms: Cone-bearing
Similar to: Evergreen
Derivative terms: Conifer



Definition of Coniferous

1. a. Bearing cones, as the pine and cypress.

Definition of Coniferous

1. Adjective. Bearing cones, as the pine and cypress. ¹

2. Adjective. Of, or pertaining to, a conifer. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Coniferous

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Coniferous

conidian
conidiation
conidiogenesis
conidiogenous
conidiophore
conidiophores
conidiospores
conies
conifer
coniferin
coniferization
coniferophyte
coniferophytes
coniferous
coniferous tree
conifers
coniferyl-alcohol oxidase
coniferyl alcohol
coniferyl alcohol dehydrogenase
conifold
conifolds
coniform
coniine
coniine hydrobromide
coniines
conima
conimas
conimene

Literary usage of Coniferous

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1. Phytopathology by American Phytopathological Society (1917)
"JAMES R. WEIR Since the appearance of number I of this series,1 additional collections of fungi growing on the wood of both coniferous and deciduous trees ..."

2. Fossil Plants: A Text-book for Students of Botany and Geology by Albert Charles Seward (1898)
"8 we have a block of flint partially enclosing a piece of coniferous wood in which the internal structure has been clearly preserved in silica. ..."

3. Wood and Other Organic Structural Materials by Charles Henry Snow (1917)
"Coniferous woods are comparatively light in weight and the arrangements of the ... Coniferous woods are preferred where the demand is for bulk and strength ..."

4. History of the Lumber Industry of America by James Elliott Defebaugh (1906)
"The coniferous areas proper will, to a considerable extent, remain for an indefinite time devoted to timber growth, but the hardwood areas already have been ..."

5. The Forester =: Or, A Practical Treatise on the Planting, Rearing, and by James Brown (1882)
"Coniferous trees being chiefly natives of the hilly and mountainous regions of the globe, where the air is always found of a purer and more rarefied nature ..."

6. Plant-geography Upon a Physiological Basis by Andreas Franz Wilhelm Schimper (1903)
"Coniferous and broad-leaved forests, ii. The Broad-Leaved Summer-Forest. ... The Pacific forests are coniferous. The Pacific Coast forest. ..."

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