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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History and Etymology for Coniferae

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

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