κυπάρισσος

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Etymology[edit]

Probably from an unknown Mediterranean Pre-Greek language; see Hebrew גפר (gopher), the name of the tree whose wood was used to make the ark (Genesis. vi:14).

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κυπάρισσος (kupárissos) (genitive κυπαρίσσου); f, second declension

  1. cypress
  2. cypress wood

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