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conifer

con·i·fer

conifer

 
 
pronunciation:
ka nih fr [or] ko nih fr
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part of speech: noun
definition: any of several evergreen trees, such as pines or firs, that bear cones.
The green of the tall conifers was the only color visible in the snowy landscape.
 
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The word conifer contains the following part:
fer, lat2, -late Latin root that means carry, bring
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See also -iferous and -fic