cypress spurge

  1. a perennial herb, Euphorbia cyparissias, of Eurasia, having small, greenish-yellow flowers in dense clusters.

Origin of cypress spurge

First recorded in 1700–10

Words Nearby cypress spurge Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use cypress spurge in a sentence

  • The milky juice of the common cypress spurge (Euphorbia Cyparissias) will cure warts.

  • There has ever been much uncanny suggestion in the cypress spurge.

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