Definition of fir cone in English:

Share this entry

fir cone

Pronunciation:

noun

British
The dry fruit of a fir tree or other conifer.
Example sentences
  • A player placed a fir cone against his ball to prevent the ball from moving when removing some other loose impediments.
  • Sprinkle essential oils, orange and cinnamon perhaps, to a bowl of fir cones, Christmas tree cuttings and dried orange slices for a wonderful Christmas potpourri.
  • The game of Poohsticks was invented here by Winnie-the-Pooh and was first played by him and his friends Rabbit, Piglet, and Roo. They collected fir cones and then, standing on one side of the bridge, each dropped a cone into the water.

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: fir cone

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.