Coniferae

plural noun Co·nif·er·ae \ kōˈnifəˌrē , kəˈ- \

Definition of Coniferae

in some classifications
:a category of trees and shrubs treated variously as a family, order, or class coextensive with the order Coniferales

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Origin and Etymology of coniferae

New Latin, from Latin, plural feminine of conifer cone-bearing, from coni- + -fer


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