Monterey cypress

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Mon·​te·​rey cypress | \ ˈmän-tə-ˌrā- How to pronounce Monterey cypress (audio) \

Definition of Monterey cypress

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

First Known Use of Monterey cypress

1868, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Monterey cypress

Monterey, California

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Cite this Entry

“Monterey cypress.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Monterey%20cypress. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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