Definition of Cypress. Meaning of Cypress. Synonyms of Cypress

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Definition of Cypress

Cypress
Cypress Cy"press (s?"pr?s), n.; pl. Cypresses (-?z). [OE. cipres, cipresse, OF. cipres, F. cypr?s, L. cupressus, cyparissus (cf. the usual Lat. form cupressus), fr. Gr. ????, perh. of Semitic origin; cf. Heb. g?pher, Gen. vi. 14.] (Bot) A coniferous tree of the genus Cupressus. The species are mostly evergreen, and have wood remarkable for its durability. Note: Among the trees called cypress are the common Oriental cypress, Cupressus sempervirens, the evergreen American cypress, C. thyoides (now called Chamaecyparis sphaeroidea), and the deciduous American cypress, Taxodium distichum. As having anciently been used at funerals, and to adorn tombs, the Oriental species is an emblem of mourning and sadness. Cypress vine (Bot.), a climbing plant with red or white flowers (Ipot[oe]a Quamoclit, formerly Quamoclit vulgaris).
Cypres
Cypres Cy`pres" (s?`pr?" or s?`pr?s"), n. [OF., nearly.] (Law) A rule for construing written instruments so as to conform as nearly to the intention of the parties as is consistent with law. --Mozley & W.

Meaning of Cypress from wikipedia

- Cypress is a common name for various coniferous trees or shrubs of northern temperate regions that belong to the family Cupressaceae. The word cypress...
- Cypress Hill is an American hip hop group from South Gate, California. They are the first hip-hop group to have sold multi-platinum and platinum albums...
- Common names include bald cypress, swamp cypress, white cypress, tidewater red cypress, gulf cypress and red cypress. The bald cypress was designated the official...
- California Cypress College, a community college in Cypress, California Cypress High School, Cypress, California Cypress Christian School, near Cypress, Texas...
- A cypress knee is a distinctive structure forming above the roots of a cypress tree of any of various species of the subfamily Taxodioideae. Their function...
- The Leyland cypress, Cupressus × leylandii, often referred to simply as leylandii, is a fast-growing coniferous evergreen tree much used in horticulture...
- Cypress Semiconductor Corporation is an American semiconductor design and manufacturing company, and is now a subsidiary of Infineon Technologies. It...
- 36.568748°N 121.965339°W / 36.568748; -121.965339 The Lone Cypress is a Monterey cypress tree in Pebble Beach, California. Standing on a granite hillside...
- Cypress is an unincorporated community in Harris County, Texas, United States, located completely inside the extraterritorial jurisdiction of the City...
- Cypress Gardens was a botanical garden and theme park near Winter Haven, Florida that operated from 1936 to 2009. As of 2011, the botanical garden portion...