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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.
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- n. the seed-producing cone of a cypress tree
Latin galbulus ("cypress cone"). (Wiktionary)