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Word of the Week: Strobilus

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Welcome to Word of the Week! Stay tuned for a new word each week to amp up your nature vocabulary!

Word of the week is Strobilus [STROW + BI + LUHS] (noun): the cone of a pine, fir, or other conifer. Fancy up your nature lexi-cone with this biological term for the all familiar cone. You can find many strobili lying around when you take a hike down one of the many trails in High Park.

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