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cypress

noun cy·press \ ˈsī-prəs \

Definition of cypress

1 a (1) :any of a genus (Cupressus of the family Cupressaceae, the cypress family) of evergreen trees and shrubs with small overlapping leaves resembling scales
(2) :any of several coniferous trees of the cypress family or the bald cypress family; especially :bald cypress 1
b :the wood of a cypress tree
2 :branches of cypress used as a symbol of mourning

Origin and Etymology of cypress

Middle English cipres, from Anglo-French ciprès, from Latin cyparissus, from Greek kyparissos

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cypress

noun

Definition of cypress

:a silk or cotton usually black gauze formerly used for mourning

Origin and Etymology of cypress

Middle English ciprus, cipres, from Cyprus, Mediterranean island


Cypress

geographical name Cy·press \ ˈsī-prəs \

Definition of Cypress

city in southwestern California southeast of Los Angeles population 47,802

CYPRESS Defined for Kids

cypress

noun cy·press \ ˈsī-prəs \

Definition of cypress for Students

:an evergreen tree or shrub with small overlapping leaves resembling scales


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