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conifer

any GYMNOSPERM tree or shrub of the group Coniferae, including pines and spruces, which are more northerly forms, and cedars, yews and larches, which are the more temperate forms. Most are tall, forest trees, usually evergreen, but some, e.g. larches, are deciduous. Many have needle-shaped leaves. Usually they are MONOECIOUS, possessing separate male and female cones.
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