- the cone or strobile of a pine tree.
Origin of pine cone
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Strobilomyces is from two Greek words meaning a pine-cone and a fungus.The Mushroom, Edible and Otherwise
M. E. Hard
It derives its scientific name from its shape, which resembles a pine-cone.Genuine Mediumship or The Invisible Powers
The brook-lover cannot afford to miss the pine-cone willow-galls.
Well tusked, with a head of maize in his mouth; at least I suppose it to be maize, though shaped like a pine-cone.The Stones of Venice, Volume II (of 3),
Why the pine-cone was chosen for this purpose it is difficult to form a conjecture.
- the seed-producing structure of a pine treeSee cone (def. 3a)