cypress

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English[edit]

Cypress

Etymology[edit]

From Old French cipres (French cyprès), from Ancient Greek κυπάρισσος (kupárissos), 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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Noun[edit]

cypress (plural cypresses)

  1. An evergreen coniferous tree with flattened shoots bearing small scale-like leaves, whose dark foliage is sometimes associated with mourning, in family Cupressaceae, especially the genera Cupressus and Chamaecyparis
  2. silk or cotton gauze fabric, usually black

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Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

cypress c

  1. cypress

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