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Coniferous vs. Juniper

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Coniferousadjective

Bearing cones, as the pine and cypress.

Junipernoun

Any shrub or tree of the genus Juniperus of the cypress family, which is characterized by pointed, needle-like leaves and aromatic berry-like cones.

Coniferousadjective

Of, or pertaining to, a conifer.

Junipernoun

One of a number of coniferous trees which resemble junipers.

Coniferousadjective

Bearing cones, as the pine and cypress.

Junipernoun

Gin.

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Coniferousadjective

of or relating to or part of trees or shrubs bearing cones and evergreen leaves

Junipernoun

Any evergreen shrub or tree, of the genus Juniperus and order Coniferæ.

Junipernoun

desert shrub of Syria and Arabia having small white flowers; constitutes the juniper of the Old Testament; sometimes placed in genus Genista

Junipernoun

coniferous shrub or small tree with berrylike cones

Juniper

Junipers are coniferous trees and shrubs in the genus Juniperus of the cypress family Cupressaceae. Depending on taxonomic viewpoint, between 50 and 67 species of junipers are widely distributed throughout the Northern Hemisphere, from the Arctic, south to tropical Africa, from Ziarat, Pakistan, east to eastern Tibet in the Old World, and in the mountains of Central America.

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