WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2016
co•nif•er•ous /koʊˈnɪfərəs, kə-/USA pronunciation  adj. [often: before a noun]
  • made up of conifer trees.

  • WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2016
    co•nif•er•ous  (kō nifər əs, kə-), 
    adj. [Bot.]
    1. Botanybelonging or pertaining to the conifers. Cf. conifer (def. 1).
    Etymology:
    • see conifer, -ous 1655–65


    Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

    coniferous /kəˈnɪfərəs kɒ-/ adj
    1. of, relating to, or belonging to the plant phylum Coniferophyta
      See conifer



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