pinecone

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noun pine·cone \ˈpīn-ˌkōn\

Definition of pinecone

  1. :  a cone of a pine tree

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First Known Use of pinecone

1724


PINECONE Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of pinecone for English Language Learners

  • : a hard and dry part that is the fruit of a pine tree and contains many seeds

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