summer cypress

noun

Definition of summer cypress

: a densely branched Eurasian herb (Kochia scoparia) of the goosefoot family grown for its foliage which turns red in autumn

First Known Use of summer cypress

1706, in the meaning defined above

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“Summer cypress.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/summer%20cypress. Accessed 12 Jun. 2021.

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