a tree, Taxodium distichum, of swampy areas of the southern U.S., having featherlike needles and cone-shaped projections growing up from the roots, yielding a hardwood used in construction, shipbuilding, etc.
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Also called southern cypress.
Origin of bald cypress
An Americanism dating back to 1700–10
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British Dictionary definitions for bald cypress
another name for swamp cypress
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