November 04, 2020
Learner's Word of the Day
cone /ˈkoʊn/ noun
cone
/ˈkoʊn/
noun

plural cones

An ice-cream cone has the shape of an upside down cone.
An ice-cream cone has the shape of an upside down cone.
Learner's definition of CONE

[count]

1 : a shape that has a pointed top and sides that form a circle at the bottom

2 : a hard and dry part that is the fruit of a pine tree or other evergreen plant and contains many seeds

3 a : something that looks like a cone

  • He scooped out the popcorn with a paper cone.

3 b : the top of a volcano

4 : a thin crisp cookie that is usually shaped like a cone and that is used to hold ice cream

  • Would you like your ice cream in a dish or a cone?

also : a cone filled with ice cream

  • I'd like two ice-cream cones, please.

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