Meaning of CONE in English

or strobilus

In botany, a mass of scales or bracts, usually ovate, containing the reproductive organs of certain non-flowering plants.

A distinguishing feature of conifers , the cone is roughly analogous to the flower of other plants. Cones (strobili) are also found on {{link=club moss">club mosses and horsetails .

Britannica English dictionary.      Английский словарь Британика.