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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A kind of evergreen tree.

Usage examples (34)
  • For the pillars of the temple stand apart, And the oak tree and the cypress grow not in each other's shadow.
  • "I thought the cypress was a flower," said Malcolm.
  • A lot of it cypress, red cypress, which is — doesn't rot very easy.
  • The cypress, which is described below, is another cone-bearing tree which sheds its leaves in winter. for more
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