coniferous tree

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n coniferous tree any gymnospermous tree or shrub bearing cones
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Usage

In literature:

One coniferous tree was all I found.
"Steep Trails" by John Muir
Here and there, under the huge coniferous trees, lay patches of snow still unmelted, though the month was June.
"The Port of Adventure" by Charles Norris Williamson and Alice Muriel Williamson
Fires also run along the tops of the coniferous trees high above the ground.
"The School Book of Forestry" by Charles Lathrop Pack
Their elevation is about a thousand feet, and they are covered to their summits with dense forests of foliferous and coniferous trees.
"Overland through Asia; Pictures of Siberian, Chinese, and Tartar Life" by Thomas Wallace Knox
An extinct genus of Coniferous trees.
"The Ancient Life History of the Earth" by Henry Alleyne Nicholson
Syncopate and curtail a fabled spirit, and leave a coniferous tree.
"St. Nicholas, Vol. 5, No. 5, March, 1878" by Various
The Ginkgo belongs by descent to the coniferous tree group.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the" by Various
The fossil trunk of a coniferous tree was found in Wyoming, which was filled with groups of wood-living shells similar to the living Teredo.
"Dinosaurs" by William Diller Matthew
We had passed through woods of coniferous trees and among rustling foliage of yellow leaves.
"From Pole to Pole" by Sven Anders Hedin
In transplanting of these coniferous trees, which are generally resinaceous, viz.
"Sylva, Vol. 1 (of 2)" by John Evelyn
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