Definition of cypress noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈsaɪprəs//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsaɪprəs//
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a tall straight evergreen tree a backdrop of olive and cypress trees See related entries: Plants Word Origin Middle English: from Old French cipres, from late Latin cypressus, from Greek kuparissos.
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