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Monterey cypress

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noun Mon·te·rey cypress \ˈmän-tə-ˌrā-\

Definition of Monterey cypress

  1. :  a California cypress (Cupressus macrocarpa) that is endemic to the Monterey and Carmel seacoast and is often planted for ornament



Origin of monterey cypress

Monterey, California


First Known Use: 1873


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