conic

adjective
con·ic | \ˈkä-nik \

Definition of conic 

(Entry 1 of 2)

1 : of or relating to a cone

2 : conical

conic

noun

Definition of conic (Entry 2 of 2)

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Other Words from conic

Adjective

conicity \kō-ˈni-sə-tē \ noun

Examples of conic in a Sentence

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The large, conic taproot that develops during its first year is kind of like a carrot, Robson said. Donna Vickroy, Daily Southtown, "Column: Don't let wild parsnip, giant hogweed, poison ivy wreck your summer," 28 July 2017

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First Known Use of conic

Adjective

1570, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Noun

1879, in the meaning defined above

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