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  • n. A fleshy seed-producing cone of junipers and cypresses

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In botany, a spherical cone formed of thickened peltate scales with a narrow base, as in the cypress, or berry-like with fleshy coherent scales, as in the juniper. See cut under Cupressus.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the seed-producing cone of a cypress tree

Etymologies

Latin galbulus ("cypress cone"). (Wiktionary)

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