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or ob·con·ic

[ob-kon-i-kuh l or ob-kon-ik]
adjective Botany.
  1. 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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Historical Examples of obconical

  • When the joints are obconical, with the vertex of the cone rounded.

    An Introduction to Entomology: Vol. IV (of 4)

    William Kirby