spiry

adjective
\ ˈspī(-ə)r-ē How to pronounce spiry (audio) \

Definition of spiry

: resembling a spire especially : tall, slender, and tapering spiry trees

First Known Use of spiry

1602, in the meaning defined above

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“Spiry.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spiry. Accessed 19 January 2020.

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