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coniferous (adjective) (not comparable)
A reference to trees that have leaves that don't fall off in the winter: Coniferous trees have what is known as "evergreen leaves" because they don't fall off like those of other trees and they stay essentially the same throughout summer and the winter.

Some people are familiar with Christmas trees as actually being coniferous trees.

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coniferous-forest habitat (s) (noun), coniferous-forest habitats (pl)
Forest trees that thrive in areas where very few other species of trees can survive in cold and in mountain ranges: "The coniferous-forest habitats include redwoods, spruces, and firs."

"Coniferous trees produce cones and don't lose their needle-leaves in the winter and such habitats support a diversity of animal and other plants."

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