macrocarpa

/ (ˌmækrəʊˈkɑːpə) /

noun

a large coniferous tree of New Zealand, Cupressus macrocarpa, used for shelter belts on farms and for rough timberAlso called: Monterey cypress

Nearby words

  1. macrobiotic,
  2. macrobiotics,
  3. macroblast,
  4. macroblepharia,
  5. macrocardia,
  6. macrocarpous,
  7. macrocephalic,
  8. macrocephaly,
  9. macrocheilia,
  10. macrocheiria

Word Origin for macrocarpa

C19: from New Latin, from Greek macro- + karpos fruit

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