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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“Strobile.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/strobile. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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