Definition of Fir cone

1. Noun. The seed-producing cone of a fir tree.

Group relationships: Fir, Fir Tree, True Fir
Generic synonyms: Cone, Strobile, Strobilus



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fir Cone

fippenny bits
fipple
fipple flute
fipple pipe
fipples
fipronil
fips
fiqh
fique
fiques
fir
fir-cone
fir-cones
fir clubmoss
fir clubmosses
fir cone (current term)
fir tree
fire
fire-bellied toad
fire-breather
fire-breathers
fire-breathing
fire-bush
fire-eater
fire-eaters
fire-engine
fire-fanged
fire-new
fire-on-the-mountain

Literary usage of Fir cone

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1. Letters of George Meredith by George Meredith (1912)
"Here the little fellow is, in my room, running round with a fir-cone in his mouth, now and then having a pull at an end of the carpet. ..."

2. Letters of George Meredith by George Meredith (1912)
"Here the little fellow is, in my room, running round with a fir-cone in his mouth, now and then having a pull at an end of the carpet. ..."

3. The Remains of Ancient Rome by John Henry Middleton (1892)
"truth in the tradition that the bronze fir cone ever surmounted Bronze the ... This bronze fir cone was placed by Pope Symmachus (498-514) in the centre of ..."

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