pine cone

noun
the cone or strobile of a pine tree.

Origin:
1685–95

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pine cone
 
n
See cone the seed-producing structure of a pine tree

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Example sentences
Table salt will burn with an intense yellow that could mask any other color, so
  only put one salt per pine cone.
We found an item in one of our resources that told us a pine cone could help
  predict the weather.
Silhouetted against the mature white birch, the large bird reminded me of a
  giant, snow-tipped pine cone.
How does humidity effect whether a pine cone is open or closed.
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