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  • n. Plural form of cone.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A fine white flour used by bakers to ‘dust’ their loaves and troughs.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • And then, turning so gradually he could have been a tree growing toward the light, he lifted a hand and pointed, shakily, to the water tank, where it floated on wooden struts behind the two whitewashed yurts that housed Geshe and Lama respectively and rose like twin ice-cream cones from the dead blasted earth.

    The Silence

  • That picture of them with the ice cream cones is adorable.

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  • Piloncillo is the dark brown sugar, sold in cones, that gives many Mexican syrups and candies a depth of flavor not achieved with white sugar.

    Fritters with Brown Sugar Syrup: Bunuelos con Miel de Piloncillo y Canela

  • They do this in Chile where they can shoot -- yes shoot -- the pine cones from the trees in the back yard, break out the pine nuts and then prepare heavenly pasta with pesto.

    Roasted Parsnips with Pine Nuts | A Veggie Venture

  • But it could also be that he's bored silly standing around all day long looking photogenic for the tourists while his owners sell mango and pina colada ice cream cones from the red wagon he hauls into town and home again each day.

    A perfect San Miguel afternoon

  • And, of course, taking pine cones from a National Park.

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  • Hmm, verification word "cones"- kind of goes with the Madonna thing :

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  • In a dog, this reduced sense of colour is because it has only two kinds of 'cones' - the receptors responsible for our perception of details and colours - in its retinas.

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  • 6: 38 PM chris said ... the stunning lack of "high licks, low cones" is deafening.

    No nuts, please.

  • So I tried a few varieties of paan, served in cones of betel leaf but couldn’t develop a taste for it.

    Traveling in India: Betel Nut Adventures « Colleen Anderson


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