Definition of pine cone in English:

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pine cone

Pronunciation: /ˈpīn ˌkōn/

noun

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The conical or rounded woody fruit of a pine tree, with scales that open to release the seeds.
Example sentences
  • Fibonacci numbers come up surprisingly often in nature, from the number of petals in various flowers to the number of scales along a spiral row in a pine cone.
  • The would pick up a piece of wood, a pine cone, or a twig, and hit it around in the air between them with their hands, trying to see just how long they could keep it from falling.
  • Garcia's opening drive finished against a pine cone and close to a tree, but more importantly behind a sponsor's sign.
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