strobile

noun
strob·​ile
variants: or less commonly strobil \ˈsträbə̇l \
plural -s

Definition of strobile 

1 [ New Latin strobilus ] : strobilus

2 : a spike with persistent overlapping bracts that resembles a cone and is the pistillate inflorescence of the hop

3 [ New Latin strobila ] : strobila

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strobiliferous \¦sträbə¦lif(ə)rəs \ adjective

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