conifer conifer  /ˈkɑ nə fər/

Definition(s):

  • (n) any gymnospermous tree or shrub bearing cones

News

  1. Conifer Health Solutions Receives HFMA Peer Reviewed Designation

    Conifer Health Solutions, a leader in business process management services for the healthcare industry, announced that it has earned recognition from the Healthcare Financial Manag
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. City will sell timber to pay for water meter replacement project

    By a vote of 11 to 1, the Aberdeen City Council voted Wednesday to authorize the Public Works Department to sell 62 acres of timber to pay for new water meters. The acreage is on the eastern boundary of the Wishkah watershed, is predominately conifer, and represents approximately 3.16 million board feet.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Daily World

  3. City will sell timber to pay for water meter replacemente project

    By a vote of 11 to 1, the Aberdeen City Council voted Wednesday to authorize the Public Works Department to sell 62 acres of timber to pay for new water meters. The acreage is on the eastern boundary of the Wishkah watershed, is predominately conifer, and represents approximately 3.16 million board feet.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Daily World

Quotes

  1. Allen said: "Terry Venables brought out the Christmas tree formation, but for us it's the conifer. Like the tree, they are big and strong, thrive in any conditions and no one likes them."
    on Feb 4, 2005 By: Martin Allen Source: This is Local London

  2. "There is a history of conifer introductions here, from cedars to Taxodium," says Watkins. "We wanted to mark the restoration with a 21st century conifer."
    on Jun 17, 2010 By: John Watkins Source: Horticulture Week

  3. Mr Kurlansky notes that at the time "America Eats" was published, "America had rivers on both coasts teeming with salmon" and "squirrels still leapt from conifer to hardwood in the uncut forests of Appalachia."
    on May 28, 2009 By: Mark Kurlansky Source: Economist

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