Definition of 'conifer'
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Example sentences containing 'conifer'
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The other shrubs and the conifers will first need pruning in two or three years time. Winter Garden Glory (1993)Because you end up with hair that grows like conifers on a Scottish hillside. Times, Sunday Times (2011)With their habitats gone these cannot survive, but the conifers and ferns do well in resisting environmental stress and will have an early boost in diversification. EXTINCTION: Evolution and the End of Man (2002)Of course, they were all mixed up with other conifers and deciduous flowering plants, but they were often the dominant group. EXTINCTION: Evolution and the End of Man (2002)
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Translations for 'conifer'
British English: conifer /ˈkəʊnɪfə; ˈkɒn-/ NOUN
Conifers are a group of trees and shrubs, for example pine trees and fir trees, that grow in cooler areas of the world. They have fruit called cones, and very thin leaves called needles which they do not normally lose in winter.
- American English: conifer
- Arabic: صَنَوْبَرِيَّة
- Brazilian Portuguese: conífera
- Chinese: 针叶树
- Croatian: crnogorica
- Czech: jehličnan
- Danish: nåletræ
- Dutch: naaldboom
- European Spanish: conífera
- Finnish: havupuu
- French: conifère
- German: Nadelbaum
- Greek: κωνοφόρο
- Italian: conifera
- Japanese: 針葉樹
- Korean: 구과 식물
- Norwegian: bartre
- Polish: drzewo iglaste
- European Portuguese: conífera
- Romanian: conifer
- Russian: хвойное дерево
- Spanish: conífera
- Swedish: barrträd
- Thai: ต้นสน
- Turkish: kozalak
- Ukrainian: хвойний
- Vietnamese: cây lá kim
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