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Definition of conifer noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

conifer

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NAmE//ˈkɑnəfər//
 
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any tree that produces hard dry fruit calledcone. Most conifers are evergreen (= have leaves that stay on the tree all year).
NAmE//kəˈnɪfərəs//
 
adjective coniferous trees/forests
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: conifer