or ob·con·ic

[ ob-kon-i-kuh l or ob-kon-ik ]
/ ɒbˈkɒn ɪ kəl or ɒbˈkɒn ɪk /

adjective Botany.

conical, with the attachment at the pointed end.


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Origin of obconical

First recorded in 1800–10; ob- + conical
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British Dictionary definitions for obconic



/ (ɒbˈkɒnɪk) /


botany (of a fruit or similar part) shaped like a cone and attached at the pointed end
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