pond cypress

noun
variants: less commonly

pond bald cypress

Definition of pond cypress

  1. :  a deciduous conifer (Taxodium ascendens) of the southeastern U.S. that resembles the closely related bald cypress (T. distichum) but is typically of smaller size and has awl-shaped or scalelike leaves

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1901

First Known Use of pond cypress

1901


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