coniferous

[ koh-nif-er-uhs, kuh- ]
/ koʊˈnɪf ər əs, kə- /

adjective Botany.

belonging or pertaining to the conifers. Compare conifer (def. 1).

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Origin of coniferous

First recorded in 1655–65; see origin at conifer, -ous
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British Dictionary definitions for coniferous

coniferous
/ (kəˈnɪfərəs, kɒ-) /

adjective

of, relating to, or belonging to the plant phylum ConiferophytaSee conifer
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