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Leyland cypress

/ (ˈleɪlənd) /
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noun
a fast-growing cypress, Cupressocyparis leylandii, that is a hybrid produced by crossing the macrocarpa with the Nootka cypress (Chamaecyparis nootkatensis): widely grown for hedgingAlso called: Leylandii, Leylandi
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Word Origin for Leyland cypress

C19: named after C. J. Leyland (1849–1926), British horticulturalist

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