(1) A cone-bearing, usually evergreen tree or shrub.
(2) A member of a broad family comprising trees that are mostly evergreens. Conifers bear cones and have needle-shaped or scale-like leaves.(3) Predominately evergreen, cone-bearing trees such as pine, spruce, hemlock or fir.
(1) Most trees in the mountains are conifers. Ed told me to say that. I think he's one of them. Or at least a conehead.
(2) Christmas trees are conifers. Whoopee, etc.