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- adj. Having the form of a cone
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Cone-shaped; conical.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In the form of a cone; conical: as, a coniform mountain.
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There, a lesser, coniform elevation of the continuous chain, is mantled in living green; while perhaps by its side, another pains the eye with the well defined lineaments of desolation.
Their buildings are coniform, and constructed of earth and timber, very similar to those of the Kansas tribe, described in a previous chapter.
The hills, adjacent to the river and near the trail, are coniform and not unfrequently naked piles of dry sand, while the hollows and depressions among them afford a humid soil, coated with rank vegetation.
Some, however are almost entirely roofed in by an arched covering, presenting a coniform appearance.
Their houses are built Pawnee fashion, being coniform and covered with a thick coat of dirt, presenting a hole at the apex to emit the smoke, and another at the side to serve the double purpose of a door and window.