cones

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  • noun
    A solid or hollow object which tapers from a circular or roughly circular base to a point. (stalls selling paper cones full of fresh berries)
    The dry fruit of a conifer, typically tapering to a rounded end and formed of a tight array of overlapping scales on a central axis which separate to release the seeds. (a cedar cone)
    One of two types of light-sensitive cell in the retina of the eye, responding mainly to bright light and responsible for sharpness of vision and colour perception.
    verb
    Separate off or mark a road with traffic cones. (part of the road has been coned off)

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